University Press of Mississippi joins UPSO, select chapters free for one month

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Passing on more news of free content from Oxford University Press.  This time it is to celebrate the launch of Mississippi Scholarship Online.  See below for more details. We are thrilled to announce that Mississippi Scholarship Online has launched on University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO)! The University Press of Mississippi is the sixteenth press to […]

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Oxford University Press offers free content for National Library Week

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

New York, NY, April 7, 2014–In celebration of National Library Week in the US (April 13 -19, 2014), a week taken to highlight the value of libraries and librarians, Oxford University Press (OUP) will be making all OUP online products, excluding journals, freely available in the US. This free access will begin on April 13 […]

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OED Editors crowdsourcing WWI word origins, appeal for help

February 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

To commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War, the OED is revising a set of vocabulary related to, or coined during, the war. Part of the revision process involves searching for earlier or additional evidence, and for this we need the help of the US public.  OUP is gathering all contributions on […]

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Oxford University Press Scholarship Online adds University of North Carolina Press

February 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

NEW YORK, February 5, 2014—Oxford University Press is pleased to announce it will partner with the University of North Carolina Press to launch North Carolina Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform to take advantage of a fully enabled XML environment with cutting-edge search and discovery functionality. “The University of North Carolina […]

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Oxford African American Studies Center offers free access to honor Black History Month

February 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Oxford to make The Oxford African American Studies Center Free through February 2014 February 1st – 28th, 2014   username: blackhistorymonth password: onlineaccess   In honor of Black History month, Oxford University Press will provide free access to its African American Studies Center, for the month of February.  The Oxford African American Studies Center is […]

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Oxford University Press provides access to Social Explorer for the next two weeks

October 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

In light of the government shutdown, another vendor has opened up a licensed database for access these next two weeks.  This time it is Oxford University Press with the Social Explorer site.  Social Explorer provides US Census demographic data.  Yesterday, EBSCO announced similar plans for the ERIC database.  Here is more information from the OUP […]

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UPSO partners with Stanford and Liverpool university presses

June 25th, 2013 · Comments Off

Oxford’s UPSO continues to grow with the addition of two new university presses to its partner list – Stanford and Liverpool.  Read the full press release below: “I am delighted that Stanford University Press is partnering with Oxford University Press to host our titles on the UPSO platform. We have spent much of the past […]

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EBSCO’s EDS to index OUP’s UPSO and DNB resources

March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Discovery tools are continuing to grow by adding unique resources from publishers.  EBSCO is announcing an extended partnership with Oxford University Press to add University Press Scholarship Online and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography to the EDS. IPSWICH, Mass. — March 5, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press (OUP) have extended […]

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Yale University Press to partner with Oxford’s UPSO

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Oxford has another publishing partner for University Press Scholarship Online. Yale University Press will launch Yale Scholarship Online.  More from the OUP Press Release: NEW YORK, February 26, 2013—Yale University Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press to launch Yale Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform […]

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MIT Press to partner with OUP in University Press Scholarship Online

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

University Press eBook collections have soared these last few years.   Last January I wrote my eBook Buzz column in ONLINE about the rise of University Presses – University Presses and Ebooks:  A New Horizon.  I’m happy to see they are growing.  In the press release below, Oxford announces a new partnership with MIT Press. NEW […]

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