The new Oxford Handbooks Online: Research platform and publishing program

November 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

Oxford University Press announced yesterday the re-launch of Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO), now featuring coverage that has grown to 14 disciplines (translating to about 300 handbooks and 10,000 articles in total)—a significant expansion of the original platform first launched in the not-so-distant 2009 with just four subject modules, which included Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, […]

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Oxford’s UPSO partners with Stanford University Press

October 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an OUP press release, October 8, 2012 STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS IS NEWEST PARTNER TO MAKE SCHOLARLY MONOGRAPH CONTENT AVAILABLE VIA THE UPSO PLATFORM FROM OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Stanford, October 8, 2012—Stanford University Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press (OUP) to launch Stanford Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press […]

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Oxford English Dictionary releases “OED Appeals” to crowdsource the origin of words

October 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I really like this initiative from Oxford. It sounds so easy-peasy. 3rd October 2012–Today the Oxford English Dictionary announces the launch of OED Appeals, a major online initiative set to involve the public in tracing the history of English words. Using a dedicated community space on the OED website, editors are soliciting help in unearthing […]

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University of Chicago Press to partner with Oxford University Press on the UPSO platform

August 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

Chicago, August 8, 2012—University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press (OUP) to launch Chicago 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 Chicago Press is excited to […]

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Reference Universe adds Grove Art and Music titles

November 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Reference Universe, it’s a great little product that indexes the content of reference works.  They have thousands of entries and add new content regularly.  They announced this week new content from Grove Art Online and Grove Music Online.  Below is the text from their blog post. Paratext […]

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UC Press to partner with OUP for California Scholarship Online

October 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

Hot off the presses today:  The University of California Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press to launch California Scholarship Online/CALSO on the University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, taking advantage of a fully enabled XML ebook hosting environment with cutting edge search and discovery functionality.  California Scholarship Online will […]

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University Press Scholarship Online launches

October 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Earlier this year several announcements were made about University Press eBook consortial groups.  OUP launched one of those efforts and is now announcing the new platform.  It’s based on OUP’s Oxford Scholarship Online product.  Here’s more from the press release: Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the creation of a groundbreaking online platform […]

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New Oxford University Press content added to Summon

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

Five additional OUP resources are now discoverable in Serials Solutions’ Summon.  The indexing includes metadata and full text from Grove Art Online, Grove Music Online, American Dictionary of National Biography Online, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online and Oxford Reference Online. More information is in the press release:

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Grove Music Online now in EBSCO Discovery Service

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

Discovery services continue to grow, this time with EBSCO adding over 50,000 Grove Music Online articles to the EDS. More from an EBSCO Press Release: A recent agreement between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP) allows Grove Music Online to be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Grove Music Online from OUP […]

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EBSCO Discovery Service indexing ARTstor

June 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

ARTstor images (over one million) will now be searchable in the EDS.  Great news for the discovery of multiple information formats in one location. More from the press release:  The ARTstor Digital Library will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) allowing mutual customers to use EDS to explore even more […]

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