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1 Oxford University Press – electronic resources for academic, public and National Libraries Adina Teusan, Regional Sales Manager, Eastern Europe St Petersburg, March 2011

2 Why Online Databases? Instant access in any location for users who are members of the library No shelf space required Additional content added throughout the year without a further cost Discounts available for libraries purchasing together as a group More than one user accessing a title at the same time 2

3 Oxford University Press online resources  Stability: OUP is part of the University of Oxford and has its beginnings in the 16 th century print revolution  Reliability: most of our published content is peer-reviewed and approved by a Board of Trustees  Prestige: OUP publishes some of the greatest academic names today  Pioneering: first online Journals collections published in 1996 and first online dictionary published in Content previously published in print is now available online. One resource is only available online: Oxford Bibliographies Online 3

4 List of OUP online products by category 4

5 New in 2011  University Presses Scholarship Online (UPSO) – pilot launched in March 2011 with content from Fordham University Press (133 online books in History, Philosophy and Religion) – the same platform as Oxford Scholarship Online and fully cross-searchable with Oxford University Press books  Infectious Diseases Society of America – 2 prestigious Journals now available through Oxford University Press Journals collections  Further development of medical platform – 4 new textbooks available online from April 2011 in addition to existing content: Oxford Medical Handbooks Online (79 titles), Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 3 Textbooks from European Society of Cardiology 5

6 SCHOLARLY 1. Oxford Scholarship Online  Academic Monographs  Collections of online books in 18 subject areas available for purchase or subscription 2. Oxford Handbooks Online  Academic Guides to a Discipline  Collections of online books in 4 subject areas available for purchase or subscription 3. Oxford Journals

7 Oxford Scholarship Online 18 subjects: Humanities, social sciences & science Full text monographs The very latest titles published online at same time as print OUP have an excellent reputation for monograph publishing 4,000+ high quality works PDF chapter down-load available, full usage statistics (COUNTER)

8 Monographs are the work of usually a single author. The academic level is similar to a journal article. The monograph offers a detailed insight into one specific area of study. Social Science: Business & Management Classical Studies Economics & Finance History Linguistics Literature Music Philosophy Political Science Religion Law Social Work Science & Medicine: Biology Mathematics Neuroscience Physics Psychology Public Health & Epidemiology Academic Monographs

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13 Oxford Handbooks Online Business/Management Philosophy Political Science Religion Essential guides to current debates Each title contains essays by approx 20 different leading scholars who are experts in their field Each title covers a corner of a discipline Taken together you have a complete overview of the current state of a discipline 2,700 essays in 83+ titles

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15 Link to other key titles in Oxford Handbooks or Oxford Scholarship Online or Oxford Journals

16 DICTIONARIES 1. Oxford English Dictionary Online  Historical & Comprehensive 2. Oxford Dictionaries Online  Current English

17 17 The full text of the 20 volume OED Combined with the Historical Thesaurus of English; gives a semantic index to the whole OED The most complete dictionary of English in the world Words from 1150AD to present

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20 20 ART & MUSIC 1. Grove Art Online  European Art  International Art  Contemporary Art  All periods covered 2. Grove Music Online  Classical Music  Jazz, Opera & World Music  International music  All periods covered

21 21 Contents of Grove Music Online The New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians (29 volumes) The New Grove Dictionary of Opera The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz Oxford Companion to Music & Oxford Dictionary of Music Sibelius-enabled musical examples of music 55,000 reference articles The most complete academic coverage of Western & World Music The only online available complete Works Lists for composers MORE CONTENT THAN IN PRINT – UPDATED 3 TIMES A YEAR

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23 23 REFERENCE 1. Oxford Reference Online  language and subject reference works into a single cross-searchable resource 2. Oxford Digital Reference Shelf  over 50 Encyclopedias in History and Culture, Literature and Language, Arts, Science, Social Sciences, Law

24 Contents of Oxford Reference Online  217 reference titles – from Art to Zoology  Companions, encyclopedias, dictionaries  16,000 illustrations  47 timelines (only online)  36,000+ bibliographies  167,000+ biographical entries  New titles and editions added regularly: recent ones include Guide to Latin in International Law, A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology, Oxford Companion to Consciousness 24

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26 Online content from OUP  Scholarly resources: e-book collections and Journals  Prestigious dictionaries: the most comprehensive dictionary of the English language as well as bilingual dictionaries (including English – Russian – English)  Law and Medicine databases  Reference works online  All available by annual subscription, access by IP address, no extra charge for remote access 26

27 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! Adina Teusan Regional Library Sales Manager, Online and Journals Oxford University Press and 27


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