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  1. Oxford University Press Promoting Knowledge and Innovation Kate Dennis, Regional Sales Executive 18th October 2012

  2. OUP Today Our mission: To further the university’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. • OUP is over 500 years old: our first book was published in 1428 • We are the oldest, and largest, university press in the world • We are a department of the University of Oxford. All surplus revenue is passed to the university to fund further research • Every title published by OUP is approved by a board of 12 leading scholars, and it has been this way since the press was formed in the 15th Century • Today OUP publishes over 30 online resources and over 250 journals

  3. 2012 – Key & new products RELAUNCHED – New platform, all new user experience LAUNCHED – New products for 2012

  4. Oxford Reference “People need reference at different stages of their research journey…and this is where the range of Oxford’s publishing provides unique connections.” Robert Faber, Editorial Director, Reference, OUP

  5. Oxford ReferenceRelaunched September 2012 • WHAT has changed? • Oxford Quick Reference – over 125 core subject, language and quotations dictionaries • Content reviewed and updated monthly, alongside 3 major content updates a year • Available by annual subscription • Oxford Reference Library – 180+ reference works and the Oxford Companions • In-depth specialist content • New titles added throughout the year • Available for title-by-title purchase • “The home for all reference content from Oxford”

  6. New Features • XML delivery • Tools for PDF download, citations, print, email • Search & browse the whole site, subject areas and within works • Clever linking and navigation throughout the site • Intuitive sort and filter options • Personalisation options • Social bookmarking • Mobile optimised sites • Cross-linking via Oxford Index

  7. Oxford Handbooks Online“Scholarly Research reviews” “The relaunch of Oxford Handbooks Online breathes life into the online program furthering Oxford’s commitment to serve the academic community with the highest quality scholarship and innovative digital research tools.” Damon Zucca, Publisher, Scholarly Reference

  8. Oxford Handbooks OnlineRelaunching November 2012 • WHAT will change? • Increased subject coverage – from 4 to 14 • No. of chapters increases from 3,400 to 9,200 • Articles added monthly and online ahead of print • Born online content • Handbook chapters + specially commissioned articles • PLUS new platform features: • Site navigation at article level • Social media integration • Mobile optimisation • Personalisation features • Search across both handbooks and articles

  9. Oxford Scholarly Editions OnlineLaunched September 2012 “This has the potential to transform the way in which Humanities scholars do research…” Bill Brockman, Librarian for English and Theatre, Penn State University

  10. Oxford Scholarly Editions Online • WHAT is Oxford Scholarly Editions Online? • Important new publishing initiative from OUP • First phase (2012) – over 150 scholarly editions (annotated works) of material, written between 1485 and 1660, including Shakespeare’s plays, poetry of John Donne • Content made up of the “cornerstone” of research in English Literature, Philosophy, and Religion • Each Edition includes the primary text along with editor’s interpretive notes and records of variations • Suitable for students, scholars, academics in the humanities and social sciences (English Literature, Philosophy, History, Religion)

  11. New Additions for 2012 Oxford Journals- New Additions for 2013 • Astronomy & Geophysics • Contains scientific articles on major developing themes in Astronomy & Geophysics • Acts as a forum for discussion of all matters of interest to professional astronomers and geophysicists • Geophysical Journal International • One of the world’s leading primary research journals in geophysics • Publishes top quality research papers and review papers on all aspects of geophysics • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society • One of the world’s leading primary research journals in astronomy & astrophysics • Publishes the results of original research in astronomy

  12. New Additions for 2012 Oxford Journals- New Additions for 2013 • Journal of Molecular Cell Biology • Publishes high quality, original articles in all areas of molecular cell biology • Impact factor 13.400 (2010 ISI Journals Citation Index) • Journal of Analytical Toxicology • International publication devoted to the dissemination of scientific communications concerning the isolation, identification and qualification of drugs and other toxic substances • American Journal of Hypertension • The AJH is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scientific inquiry of the highest standards in the field of Hypertension and related cardiovascular disease

  13. New Additions for 2012 Oxford Journals- New Additions for 2013 • International Data Privacy Law • The only journal to offer specialist coverage of the law relating to data protection and privacy • A focus on high quality analysis of practical issues and problems • ICSID Review- Foreign Investment Law Journal • Specialised periodical devoted to foreign investment law and international investment dispute settlement • Published on behalf of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

  14. Oxford IndexA free search & discovery tool from OUP A free discovery service, the Oxford Index is designed to help users begin their research by providing a single, convenient search portal for trusted scholarship from Oxford and our partners, and then direct them to the most relevant related materials—from journal articles to scholarly monographs and more.

  15. Librarian Resource Centre • OUP publishes a wide range of materials to help librarians get the best out of our online resources, including: • Promotional materials • Training materials • Product demonstrations • Tools to increase discoverability and usage •

  16. Training & Support • OUP offers a range of training, from recorded and live product demonstrations, to quizzes and training scripts, all available at our Librarian Resource Centre • Our trainers offer support in several ways depending on the size and type of your institution, including: • Visiting your institution • Demonstrating resources to you at a conference • Access to tailored PowerPoint guides • Training you and your colleagues by Webex •

  17. Visit the OUP stand to find out more! Kate Dennis, Regional Sales Executive