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Bloomsbury Popular Music

www.bloomsburypopularmusic.com

Available via annual subscription to institutions worldwide.

From acid house to zydeco, and from Acapulco to Zanzibar, Bloomsbury Popular Music provides unrivalled scholarly coverage of modern popular music worldwide, covering the mid-20th century to the present day.

  • Explore the historical origins and cultural impact of popular music from almost every country in the world
  • Discover more about influential artists and albums, and local music scenes and subcultures
  • Learn about everything from musical form and instruments to the workings of the music industry
  • Research the social, political and economic context of different musical genres

Content Highlights

  • The 14-volume Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (10 volumes available at launch)
  • All 120+ volumes of the 33 1/3 book series, providing in-depth analysis of influential albums 
  • Scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s Popular Music Studies list. 20 titles are available at launch, and at least 5 more will be added each year

Features

  • Search, browse and filter content by music genre, artist name, topic, and country
  • Artist Pages offer curated links to relevant content for leading artists
  • Interactive World Map enables users to navigate to books and articles covering a particular country or region
  • Interactive Timeline of Popular Music includes the dates of albums covered in the 33 1/3 series, plus an overview of contextual events in musical and political history, with links to relevant articles

Benefits for Users

  • Cross-searchable access to high-quality, full-text content covering all genres of popular music from almost every country in the world
  • In-depth analysis of key artists and albums
  • Search, browse and filter content by music genre, artist name, topic, and country
  • Artist Pages containing curated links to relevant content for each artist
  • World Map enabling users to navigate to books and articles covering a particular country or region
  • Timeline of Popular Music showing dates of all the albums covered in the 33 1/3 series, plus an overview of contextual events in musical and political history, with links to relevant encyclopedia articles
  • Related Content links on every content page makes it easy to discover relevant material
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface for desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Easy to cite, share, and print content
  • Personal Account feature enabling users to save books, chapters or other items to view later; organise saved items into folders; email and export citations; save searches and set up search alerts

Benefits for Subscribing Institutions

  • No limit on the number of simultaneous users
  • Access by IP address, proxy server, Shibboleth, WAYFless URL and other standard authentication methods
  • Convenient online account management service
  • New and updated content added twice a year
  • Article-level and book-level DOIs
  • Support for outbound OpenURL linking from citations
  • COUNTER 4 compliant usage statistics
  • MARC records at volume level for all book titles
  • Institutional logo displayed on interface
  • Promotional materials
  • Conforms to accessibility standards for most Level A (Priority 1) and AA (Priority 2) success criteria of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) developed by the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)

Additional Materials

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How to Subscribe

Bloomsbury Popular Music is available by an annual subscription to institutions, including universities, colleges, schools and public libraries.


Free Trial Access Available
For more information, open free trial or to place an order, contact:
Jacek Lewinson
Mobi:+48 502 603 290, skype:jacek.lewinson , Email: Jacek@jaceklewinson.com

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