Bloomsbury Digital Resources launches new
Bloomsbury Popular Music platform
This comprehensive scholarly library on global popular music brings together leading reference, the acclaimed 33 1/3 series, peer-reviewed monographs and a variety of interactive features, all in one cross-searchable, fully-indexed platform.
It is the ideal choice to enhance research, teaching and learning in the fields of music, sociology, anthropology and more.
About Bloomsbury Popular Music
This unparalleled resource offers a new way to access and explore landmark reference works such as 14 volumes of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, featuring top international contributors.
This authoritative reference work is complemented by all 120+ volumes of the critically acclaimed 33 1/3 book series, providing in-depth analysis of influential albums across diverse musical eras, by artists ranging from Belle & Sebastian to Black Sabbath.
Users will also benefit from an expanding range of cutting-edge scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s Popular Music Studies list, comprising edited volumes, biographies and historical overviews.
When they need to get the lowdown on music or artists from a particular country, users can turn to the site’s handy World Map feature which will guide them to books and articles covering the region that is of interest to them or their research.
An exciting feature that users won’t want to miss is the interactive timeline. This richly illustrated tool places artists and albums within their time, giving a fully-linked overview of relevant events in musical and political history to enhance contextual understanding.
The combination of these authoritative, practical resources will empower researchers, academics and students to discover more and make links between important artists, albums, genres and places - with numerous paths to navigate the site seamlessly.