How to Use

Your Homepage
The navigation at the top of the homepage provides a variety of options to access content on the site, including the Browse By function and Teaching and Learning Tools.
The basic search bar appears below the main navigation for quick and easy searching across the site.
Below the search bar is an image panel with a link to view the currently featured Bibliographic Guide. This is followed by three buttons that lead to different browse options.
Keep scrolling to find the 'Where to Start' panel, with links into common starting points to help begin your exploration of the site, including the Timeline of Surrealism

To search, type your search term in the Search bar at the top of each page. Clicking the magnifying glass button or pressing return will take you to the results page.
The search page will list results in most relevant order and can be reordered by title, ascending or descending. The standard results page shows 10 results and can be adjusted to 5 or 20 results. The search results will show the title and author(s), with a preview snippet of text that includes the search term with the search term appearing in bold.
Image results will appear in a panel at the top of the page. The image results will show a thumbnail of the image and the image title. Click 'More Images' to view the full set of image search results.
Navigate to the desired results by clicking on the item title at the top of each result.
Search results can be refined using the left-hand column by Content Type, Forms, Themes, Artistic movements and styles, Ideologies and schools of thought, Period, People, and Place.

Advanced Search
To the right of the search bar, click on the Advanced Search button.
Enter your search term in the search bar with the option to refine by Title, Author/Editor/Creator, Summary/Abstract, Category, or Identifier. Enter additional search terms using “Add Field” with search functions of “AND,” “OR,” and “NOT” and the same options listed above.
Further refine results by content type: bibliographic guide, encyclopedia article, or image.
Use the same search results functions on the search page to refine results further and access results.

Encyclopedia Article pages
The left-hand side of the page includes taxonomy information. Below Subjects is the Related Content.
Navigate to a specific encyclopedia article by searching or clicking into an article through a browse by page. Encyclopedia article pages show the title, author(s), DOI, publisher, page range, and encyclopedia volume that it is a part of.

Bibliographic Guide pages
All bibliographic guides are available from this page.
Bibliographic guide pages include the title, the author(s), DOI, publisher and identifier. This is sometimes followed by the table of contents – click on a section title to be brought to the relevant section in the article.
The left-hand side of the page includes taxonomy information. Below Subjects is the Related Content.

Image pages
Use the buttons on the image to zoom in or out, rotate the image, and view it full-screen.
The left-hand side of the page includes taxonomy information. Below Subjects is the Related Content. The right-hand side of the page shows Related Images.
The image title and artist appear at the top of the page. Descriptive information appears beneath the image, including the image description, date, location, materials, dimensions, identifier, and source document.

Teaching and Learning Tools
Teaching and Learning Tools in the top navigation menu provides options of accessing the Timeline of Surrealism, Introductory Articles, Bibliographic Guides, the World Map, and External Resources.
The Timeline of Surrealism provides an overview of key events, publications, films, and artworks in the history of Surrealism, from 1917 to 2016. The timeline also provides links to related content.
Introductory Articles serve as introductions to key topics within the International Encyclopedia of Surrealism.
Bibliographic Guides are short thematic articles that provide an introductory overview of the key readings from within the Encyclopedia on a particular subject.
The World Map provides an interactive route into the content in the Encyclopedia on a particular country or region.
External Resources is a list of external websites related to Surrealism to aid further research and learning, compiled by the Editors.

Browse By
Browse By offers options to browse by Forms, Themes, Artistic movements and styles, Ideologies and schools of thought, Period, People, and Place.
Each browse option leads to a page with a list of different categories covered on the platform. Click into a category for a list of entries that relate to it.

Related Content
On each content page, the left-hand column of the page will show Subject information, including Content Type, Forms, People, Period, and Place. Content on the site is tagged using these terms and clicking on any of the listed links will lead to all content tagged with that term.
Under the Subject section, a Related Content section will appear. On images, a Related Images section appears on the right-hand side of the page. All content on Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia of Surrealism is organized as part of a powerful taxonomy. The taxonomy informs the links that appear in this section, showing content that is similar in nature allowing users to discover new and related content organically while using the platform.

Personal account, Saving, and Folders
Create a personal account using the sign up function to save content and searches in folders. Create an account by clicking “Log in” In the top right-hand corner of the site above “Librarians.” At the bottom of the pop-up window, click “Sign up now.”
After signing up or logging in to your personal account, you can save search and content to folders. To save a search, click the “Save this Search” button from any search results page, which appears on the right side of the page above the search results and below the static search bar.
To save content, locate the “Save” icon in the top right-hand corner of any page of the content (directly under “Advanced Search”) that you wish to save. Clicking on ‘Save’ will enable you to save the URL of the relevant page into a folder. You can create multiple folders and save different content into each.
Access folders from “My Content” under the welcome message in the top right corner of the site.

APA, MLA, and Chicago citations are available for all content on the platform. Click the “Citation” button next to the Save and Print links. This will bring up a pop-up window with citation information that you can copy to clipboard or export as a RIS file.

Social Sharing
Clicking the “Share” button on any content page will bring up a form with options to share content via email, Google plus, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, with options to personalize the message before posting or emailing.

Access the Librarians section of Bloomsbury International Encyclopedia of Surrealism using the “Librarians” navigation in the top navigation bar. The Librarians section provides useful information on the Benefits for Subscribing Institutions, MARC and KBART Records, Usage Statistics, Promotional Materials for the platform, as well as Help, Accessibility, and Contact Us information.