Bloomsbury Food Library - Benefits for Subscribing Institutions

Benefits for Subscribing Institutions

Access by IP address, proxy server, Shibboleth, WAYFless URL and other standard authentication methods

  • Institutions can curate their own bespoke content collections
  • Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Convenient online account management service
  • New and updated content added twice a year
  • Support for outbound OpenURL linking from citations
  • Article-level and book-level DOIs
  • COUNTER 4 and 5 usage statistics
  • MARC records at volume level for all book titles
  • Institutional logo displayed on interface
  • 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)
  • Free promotional materials

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

Benefits for Users

  • Fast, cross-searchable access to the widest-ranging collection of food-related studies content
  • A tailored taxonomy that recognizes the different disciplines that inform Food Studies enabling easy browsing across discipline, topic, place and period
  • Interactive visual timeline highlighting key facts in food history from pre-history to the present day
  • World Map enabling users to navigate to books and articles covering a particular country or region
  • A powerful browse and search functionality, allowing users to find relevant materials across all types of content and disciplines
  • Regular updates and new content, making this an ever-expanding resource
  • 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 enables users to save books, chapters or other items to view later; organize saved items into folders; email and export citations; save searches and set up search alerts