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OUP - E-books Oxford Scholarship Online

Publisher: Oxford University Press E-Books

Joined: 2006

Type: Online research level books collection

Content Overview

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly expanding research library, providing quick and easy access to over 12,000 high quality academic works. Launched in 2003 with four subjects modules, OSO is now available in 20 subject modules in key subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

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Service Strengths

  • Access to the full text of 4,600 titles in Oxford Scholarship Online
  • More than 200 million words
  • Up to 700 books added each year
  • Advanced Search search by author, title, full text, abstract, keyword, subject, publication date, and more.
  • Abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level
  • Opportunity to make direct links to individual chapters from online course packs and reading lists
  • Printer-friendly format for easier printing
  • New COUNTER-compliant statistics are now available, following the Code of Practice for Books and Reference Works
  • Reference linking from bibliographies and footnotes, including OpenURL and DOI-linking support
  • Link direct to individual books and chapters
  • Printer-friendly format
  • Automatically export citations to RefWorksTM, as well as EndnoteTM, Reference ManagerTM and ProCiteTM

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