December 2015 Content Update

There were four new titles and five updated titles released to Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile in December 2015. There were also five titles removed at the publisher's request (see below). 

There are now 772 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 693 titles in the Academic Core collection. If you subscribe to one of these packages, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site: Academic Core with Backfile, Academic Core

We’re finalizing the list of titles to be removed from the curated version of our Academic Core Collection on January 13, 2016. A list of the titles we're planning to weed is available on request, and we’ll reach out directly to this collection’s subscribers when the list is finalized. If you’re not using the curated version of Academic Core, but are interested in learning more about your curation options, contact for more information. 

New Academic Core Titles: 


100 Ideas that Changed Street Style

ISBN: 9781780673417

100 Ideas that Changed Street Style is a look-by-look dissection of the key ideas that changed the way we dress -- from the middle of the 20th century to the present day -- explaining the most iconic items of clothing and how they were worn, what the look was born of, its cultural background, how it was received, and how it still resonates in fashion today.


Palgrave Key Concepts: Key Concepts in Business and Management Research Methods

ISBN: 9780230346000

A detailed yet concise handbook clarifying all the major terms needed for a thorough understanding of key research methodology concepts in business and management. An invaluable guide for students at all levels seeking assistance with projects, research proposals, dissertations and theses; including case studies and suggestions for further reading.


Palgrave Key Concepts: Key Concepts in Innovation

ISBN: 9780230244627

A comprehensive glossary providing clear explanations of the major terms in the field of innovation, covering areas such as product development, design and creativity. By simplifying complex terminology and highlighting key debates, this book is an ideal companion for both students and practitioners in the field.


The Christmas Encyclopedia

ISBN: 9780786468270

This considerably expanded third edition of The Christmas Encyclopedia covers key topics surrounding the cherished holiday and its traditions.

Updated Academic Core Titles: 


British Qualifications 2015: A Complete Guide to Professional, Vocational and Academic Qualifications in the United Kingdom

ISBN: 9780749473136

Now in its 45th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers.


Dictionary of Computing

ISBN: 9781408128077

The Dictionary of Computing provides coverage of the terms used in computing, including hardware, software, programme languages, networks and applications, e-commerce and the Internet.


Encyclopedia of Volcanoes

ISBN: 9780123859396

This 2nd fully revised and updated edition provides a comprehensive source of information on the multidisciplinary influences of volcanic eruptions--both destructive and beneficial.


Good Word Guide

ISBN: n/a

This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers information and advice on spelling, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, confusables and the latest buzzwords, and provides clear, straightforward answers to everyday language problems.


Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

ISBN: 9780124172357

This updated edition presents the latest research available on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging that is of particular interest to scientists and researchers in a broad array of specialties


Retired Titles

These titles were removed from your account at the publisher's request. Your catalog should be purged of these records to prevent errors. For a spreadsheet version, or for further information, please contact We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

Title Publisher  Pub Year ISBN MARC 001 MARC 035
Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Genres - Caribbean and Latin America Bloomsbury 2014 9781441141972 9781784029715 900201424
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Genres - North America Bloomsbury 2012 9781441160782 9781784027841 885199431
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Locations Continuum 2005 9780826474360 26474360 458767853
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Media, Industry and Society Continuum 2003 9780826463210 26463215 436849151
Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Performance and Production Continuum 2003 9780826463227 9781849723602 797985319

A full list of updated and retired titles is always available upon request to


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