Librarian Newsletter March 2021
This month we look at the benefits of the Oxford Academic platform, reach a digital publishing milestone, and more.
Clear Your Shelves
We are here to help your library get digital access to content your users need. Receive discounted pricing up to 75% off* the digital list price of titles your library owns in print from:
- Oxford Handbooks Online
- Oxford Scholarship Online
- University Press Scholarship Online
- Oxford Reference Library
- Oxford Clinical Psychology
Save on Oxford World’s Classics with Perpetual Access
Bring your users closer to the world’s great literature with Oxford World’s Classics. See how you can add 300 works from the 18th and 19th centuries to your library and save with a one-time purchase.
Discover the benefits of the Oxford Academic platform
Oxford Academic will house 36,000 books, alongside 470 journals in 2021. You can sign-in to a single admin portal and download chapters and images from an innovative, accessible user interface.
New & Noteworthy
Librarian Webinar Schedule
Available in local languages, our upcoming training webinars provide introductions to our online products using on-screen examples. These demos are simple to use, free of charge, and open to anyone
Digital publishing milestone
We’re pleased to share we have reached a new milestone in digital publishing. More than 25,000 academic research books are now online, equaling over 850 average library shelves worth of content
Liverpool Scholarship Online
At the end of February, Liverpool Scholarship Online—delivered through University Press Scholarship Online—published more than 200 backlist titles in Film, Classical Studies, Television and Radio, and Religion.
New access control system
In May, a new access control system will be implemented for the Oxford Academic platform to support journals content. We do not expect this change to impact patrons or disrupt service.
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Reminder: Changes in the 2021 Oxford Journals Collection
The Auk and The Condor journals from the American Ornithological Society recently changed their names. Both titles—now Ornithology and Ornithology Applications, respectively—are in our 2021 collection.
See all changes
Blog Post: Read and Publish in China
After completing the first Read and Publish agreement in Mainland China, Chinese Academy of Sciences librarian Kunhua Zhao discussed the deal and open access with OUP’s Rhodri Jackson and Kimi Zeng.