From 5 April, during the two month period, the newest resource of the famous Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Popular Music is available to the National Library users.
*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
*Navigate by decade or by country using the interactive Timeline of Popular Music History and World Map.
Updated twice a year, Bloomsbury Popular Music offers access to a broad and expanding range of content including:
- All 120+ volumes of the 33 1/3 book series, providing in-depth analysis of influential albums from range of artists including Dusty Springfield, James Brown, The Smiths, Johnny Cash, Aretha Franklin, Sonic Youth, A Tribe Called Quest, Blondie, and Patti Smith.
- All currently available volumes of Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World.
* Scholarly books from Bloomsbury's Popular Music Studies list.
Bloomsbury Collections covers the latest literature for the researches working in the field of humanities and social science, as well as visual art.
Bloomsbury Publishing is considered the best, publishing over 1100 books, journals and digital services each year.
For more information ask at Marjory and Oliver Wardrop Anglo-American Reading Hall.