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A project that started with you...

Oxford Bibliographies started with an open question: How is university research changing in the age of digitization? To answer this question, OUP undertook an intensive research project that involved hundreds of librarians, faculty, and graduate students. From those conversations a consistent picture emerged.

Watch exclusive interviews from the Editors in Chief of the first subject areas to launch on Oxford Bibliographies five years ago:

Oxford Bibliographies: Classics

Oxford Bibliographies: Social Work

Oxford Bibliographies: Criminology

Oxford Bibliographies: Islamic Studies

From the OUPblog (September 2015):

  • By Susan MacArthur, electronic resources librarian at Bates College:

"We know they will find Google and large databases—as well as citations—from our vast discovery system, but getting to the heart of a new topic is key. Our ability to recommend a resource that students can go back to when they have gone to their study places is reassuring for them—and for us."
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ACRL/Choice Webinar: A Dynamic Approach to Digital Resource Development
Presented June 2015. Slides from this webinar are also available for viewing or downloading.

5 Years of Growth and Evolution in Digital Research

Over 37 million words, over half a million published citations, 5,062 published articles, 6,044 published authors, and close to 40 live subject areas