Propagator launches new academic e-book platform for Bloomsbury Publishing.

July 2014:

Propagator has just created and launched Bloomsbury Collections, which delivers digital versions of Bloomsbury’s Academic books directly to libraries around the world, using its own platform.

The current set includes 1,150 books, with plans to rise to 4,000 by the end of the year and includes Biblical Studies, Classical Studies, Education, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology, plus the Bloomsbury Open Content titles.

The product has a clean, intuitive interface, which has been optimised for mobile and tablet usage

The platform provides a full set of features including:

For researchers

  • Instant access to hundreds of key works, easily navigable by research topic
  • Ability to cite, share and personalize content
  • Full text searching across all titles, filter by date, series or subject
  • HTML full text for front list titles; scrolling page image for backlist
  • Browsing, searching and filtering by subject, date and series
  • Chapter-level results to take users directly to the most relevant content
  • Hyperlinks: ability to find works in the same subject or by the same author; link between text and endnotes or bibliography
  • Download and print chapter PDFs without DRM restriction
  • ‘Cite’ feature allows users to cite books or chapters in MLA, Chicago or APA citation styles Use on a tablet or Smartphone

    For librarians

  • Unlimited access via IP authentication and other standard access methods
  • Athens and Shibboleth support
  • Conforms to accessibility standards
  • MARC records with durable links at title level
  • DOIs at book and chapter level
  • Usage stats including COUNTER 4
  • Online and telephone customer and technical support; promotional materials supplied
  • Library branding
  • Free trials
  • Flexible purchase options

    For administrators

  • Create bespoke collections and sell them in different ways to multiple audiences
  • Ability to move content in front and behind the pay wall manually and in an automated way
  • Back-office features required by the library market such as multiple authentication methods, usage statistics and compatibility with link resolversFor further details please call Chris Robson, CEO, Propagator 1-2 Berners Street London W1T 3LA 00 44 207 307 9793

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For further details please call Chris Robson, CEO, Propagator, 1-2 Berners Street, London W1T 3LA

00 44 207 307 9793