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

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 their partnership enabling two additional authoritative resources from OUP, University Press Scholarship Online and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, to be searchable within EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). Oxford University Press is the world’s largest university press offering content in more than 40 languages for audiences from pre-school to secondary level schoolchildren; students to academics; general readers to researchers; individuals to institutions. Continue reading

MIT Press to partner with OUP in University Press Scholarship Online

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 YORK, January 15, 2013–The MIT Press announced it will partner with Oxford University Press to launch MIT Press 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.

“I am pleased that the MIT Press is partnering with Oxford Scholarship Online to host our titles on the UPSO platform.  As early adopters of the Mark Logic server and an XML-first workflow, we appreciate that UPSO uses these same tools to optimize discoverability,” said Ellen Faran, director of The MIT Press.  “We are convinced that features such as chapter-level tagging and chapter abstracts will encourage the use of our monographic content.” Continue reading

Oxford’s UPSO partners with Stanford University Press

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 Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform to take advantage of a fully enabled XML environment with cutting-edge search and discovery functionality*.

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UC Press to partner with OUP for California Scholarship Online

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 launch in March 2012 with 450+ titles across four major subject areas–History, Classics, Biology, and Sociology.

“We know it is critical for libraries to broaden patron access to online scholarly books.  Bringing our digital monographs to the scholarly community–with tools to facilitate ease of use and discovery—is a major way in which University of California Press can meet that need.  We are delighted to partner with Oxford in the UPSO initiative, building on their extensive experience in the scholarly digital environment,” said Alison Mudditt, Director of University of California Press. Continue reading

University Press Scholarship Online launches

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 for university press monograph content. Having redeveloped the award-winning Oxford Scholarship Online, OUP is launching University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) and inviting the University Press community to take advantage of a fully enabled XML environment with the cutting edge search and discovery functionality that has marked the on-going success of Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO).   Continue reading

Oxford University Press Creates Online Platform for University Press Content

From an OUP Press Release I received via email:  January 11, 2011 – Oxford University Press is pleased to announce the creation of a groundbreaking online platform for university press monograph content. Having redeveloped the award-winning Oxford Scholarship Online platform, OUP is launching University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) and inviting the University Press community to take advantage of a fully enabled XML environment with the cutting edge search and discovery functionality that has marked the success of Oxford Scholarship Online. Continue reading