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Benefits of Membership

Book purchasing benefits

  • Monthly draws for free books supplied by Faber & Faber, Cambridge University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Boydell & Brewer and other publishers [Restricted to annual members.]
  • Special discount book promotions we are negotiating with major publishers
  • A standard 7.5% discount on book purchases from www.Powell' and up to 15% at other suppliers.

Full software freedom

  • Print records without marginal advertising
  • View Contemporaries
  • Move from author to works lists and back without firing new search
  • View lists of works by author, date, country ...
  • Make your own timelines comparing works and topics
  • Join our many web discussion forums
  • Email notification of new profiles published each month
  • Email notification of conferences, new books, and jobs
  • More member-only software features to be released January-March 2006

Your subscription will also help us build a wonderful global literary and historical rescource. Already we add around a million words each year, building a legacy for the future which your support makes possible.