Bloomsbury’s academic division publishes 1,200+ books a year, with our core focus in the humanities, social sciences and visual arts. Our portfolio includes Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare and T&T Clark. Archival imprints now published under the Bloomsbury name include Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical. As the industry leader in Academic Visual Arts we have consolidated our various imprints including Berg, AVA Publishing and Fairchild Books to all publish under the Fairchild Books name as we move forward.
Our digital offering include our own dedicated DRM free eBook platform, and a rapidly-increasing range of innovative platforms including Drama Online, Berg Fashion Library, Churchill Archive, Fashion Photography Archive, Bloomsbury Popular Music, the Arcadian Library Online, Bloomsbury Food Library, and more.
CCLC currently offers subscriptions to the following to its members:
- The Berg Fashion Library
Our award-winning online portal, launched in 2010, is the leading source of information for anyone working in dress or fashion and is regularly updated with new content.
- The Fashion Photography Archive
An exceptional window into fashion history, this new resource will feature over 600,000 catwalk and street style images dating back to the 1970s.
- The Churchill Archive
The Churchill Archive is a vast initiative to digitize the personal archive of over 800,000 pages of documents from 1874 and 1965. Including personal letters, government documents, telegrams, speeches, and more touching every corner of the globe, this digital resource provides a window on the 19th and 20th centuries for anyone studying history, political science and international relations and includes resources for educators, researchers and librarians alike.
- Drama Online
The ultimate online resource for plays, critical analysis and performance, the platform features content from Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare and Faber and Faber. From Jan 2015 the collection will grow significantly to accommodate new content partner Nick Hern Books. Drama Online is available for trialing by institutions only for a 30-day period.
- Bloomsbury Popular Music
Brings together the full contents of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (EPMOW) series, 120+ volumes of the 33 1/3 books series, the new 33 1/3 Global volumes and a collection of Bloomsbury's popular music research titles together in a single cross-searchable digital platform.
†The offers and trials information are password protected. Actual prices are confidential between the vendor and the consortium. For access contact James Wiser, Library Consortium Director, 916.800.2175.