Bloomsbury Music and Sound - Benefits for Institutions

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 usage statistics
  • SUSHI service available for automatic harvesting of COUNTER usage statistics
  • MARC records at volume level for all book titles
  • Institutional logo displayed on interface
  • Promotional materials are available
  • 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)

Benefits for users

  • Connect information and navigate directly to relevant material – all content is cross-searchable and linked to related material 
  • Browse seamlessly between influential artists, albums, musical eras, and genres from across the globe
  • Discover interactive features such as a Timeline of Popular Music to develop contextual understanding of albums and artists, and a World Map for navigation by region of interest
  • Refer to materials and search for information on the go, making use of the site’s intuitive interface for desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Cite, share, save, or print content easily, including books, chapters, or searches —perfect for research or group projects

Find out more about How to Purchase, including pricing and access options, and how to register for a free 30-day institutional trial.