Oxford Research Encyclopedias
With the programme "Oxford Research Encyclopedias", the publishing house Oxford University Press is developing dynamic online encyclopedias for over 20 disciplines. The "Oxford Research Encyclopedias" contain peer-reviewed overview articles on a great variety of topics.
The following encyclopedias have been made accessible within the scope of the test phase:
- American History
- Climate Science
- Criminology & Criminal Justice
- Encyclopedia of Social Work
- Environmental Science
- International Studies
- Latin American History
These "Oxford Research Encyclopedias" have already been licensed for the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek:
Communication | Oxford Classical Dictionary | Politics
The "Oxford Handbooks" are written by renowned scholars, each of which introducing a sub-discipline of a subject field.
The test phase offers access to the following subject-related modules having over 400 handbooks:
- Economics & Finance
- Business & Management
- Physical Sciences
These "Oxford Handbooks" published in recent years for the following subject areas are already available via the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek:
Classical Studies | History | Law | Philosophy | Political Science | Psychology | Religion | Sociology
Access is available to registered users of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek via the Database Information System:
Oxford Research Encyclopedias (alternatively via quick search for the above-mentioned titles/ thematic areas)
The Oxford Handbooks can also be found in the OPACplus/ BSB catalogue:
OPACplus/ BSB catalogue (with pre-set search for the "Oxford Handbooks" accessible within the scope of the test phase)
It is planned to make handbooks and encyclopedias in intensive demand and use available permanently after the end of the test phase.