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2 Online Resources From Oxford University Press

3 This presentation gives a brief description of Oxford Scholarly Editions Online It tells you what Oxford Scholarly Editions Online is how it can help you how to look for information in it The presentation will take about 4 minutes

4 Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) contains 459 editions of material written between 1485 and The editions contain original works deemed by scholars to be the authoritative versions. They include introductory essays, placing the work and the author in a historical context, and the works include editorial and textual notes for academic study.

5 Subjects covered include English Literature, Philosophy, History and Religion. Examples of works covered include the plays of William Shakespeare, the letters of Thomas Hobbes, or Samuel Pepys, and the text of sermons by John Donne.

6 You can browse by Author, Work, or Edition. An example of an author could be Shakespeare; an example of a work could be Henry V; and an example of an edition could be The Oxford Shakespeare: Henry V, edited by Gary Taylor

7 Searching across all the scholarly editions is straightforward. Type the search terms into the box and click on the icon. Tennis balls

8 Results from all scholarly editions are shown, with duplicate editions omitted. Refine your search by typing in the search box or using the filters on the left. Shakespeare

9 You can also expand your search to other online resources from Oxford University Press.

10 The full text is shown side-by- side with the scholarly notes. Notes line up with the text automatically when you click on the symbols. The ‘diamond’ symbol will highlight the textual notes.

11 The circle symbol will highlight the editorial notes.

12 The notes can help the reader understand the intended context more easily. You can easily go to other sections of the work using the contents list… …or open the introductions held within the scholarly edition.

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14 The introductions are by leading scholars and are an important part of the scholarly editions. They give valuable background, critical analysis and original ideas. You can easily download these essays and chapters to PDF.

15 If you want to find out more, you can read the latest news about OSEO view the online tutorial look for a live online demo us at Further help

16 You can see similar presentations on other Oxford University Press online resources in the Librarian Resource Centre

17 Online Products, Oxford University Press Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP +44 (0) (0) For further information about all online resources from Oxford, and to request institutional free trials and price quotations please contact your library supplier or Oxford University Press:


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