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Bloom's Literature - Recent Database Updates
Melissa Gajarsa, Last modified by Melissa Gajarsa March 08 2018 02:13 PM

New Feature! Interactive Image Viewer. (January 18, 2018)

An interactive image viewer was added to our image detail pages. The Image viewer enables you to explore the details of images in our database. 

Click here to learn more.

    Image Viewer

 

 

New Feature! QR code added to Image Print Page (January 18, 2018)

A QR code was added to the print page of the image detail page.  You can scan the QR code with your mobile device and go to the the image record.

   QR code 

  Click here to learn more.

 

 

Timelines moved to their own tab in Search results (December 21, 2017)

Timelines were moved to their own tab in Search Results. They are listed chronologically and can be filtered by timeline title.

 

 

New and Improved! Bloom's Literature relaunched. (August 10, 2017)

The new and improved Bloom's Literature has relaunched. For an in-depth look at this update, click here to read the full announcement.

Highlights of the Relaunch:

  • More intuitive interface featuring a clean new design
  • All-new Shakespeare Center housing in one convenient location the database’s treasure trove of content on all things Shakespeare, including in-depth coverage of each of his plays; analysis of his sonnets and longer poems; the full, searchable text of all of his plays; the full text of the award-winning Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare; performance videos; scholarly criticism from famous books, journals, and critics; extensive background essays; “How to Write about” entries; discussion questions; and more
  • Redesigned "How to Write about" section with improved functionality
  • New Literary Classics eBook shelf containing the full contents of more than 800 classic works of literature selected from Bloom’s Literary Canon
  • Thousands of new images, many in full color
  • 200+ new full-length performance videos of classic literary works (bringing the total number to more than 400!)
  • The full contents of hundreds of additional books edited by Harold Bloom
  • New student and educator curriculum tools, including “Teaching Literature through Film”
  • New and improved search capabilities
  • Dynamic citations with updated MLA8 citations and new EasyBib export functionality
  • New features and functionality, including Google Translate, Read Aloud, support for Google Sign-In, Save to Google Drive, and Share to Google Classroom
  • A variety of integration options and partners, including Schoology, Canvas, D2L (Desire2Learn), and many others

 

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