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NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press is excited to announce Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) relaunched, expanding coverage from four to fourteen disciplines, on a new platform that will enable articles to publish immediately upon passing peer review, delivering new scholarship quickly, efficiently, and easily to scholars and researchers, providing them with the most current, authoritative coverage available anywhere.

Subject Areas Available Fall 2012

  • Archaeology
  • Business and Management*
  • Classics
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy*
  • Political Science*
  • Psychology
  • Religion*

*Available through the current Oxford Handbooks Online platform

"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," said Damon Zucca, Publisher, Scholarly Reference.  "The ability to publish online-only articles in response to new developments in research and the appointment of Editors in Chief and Editorial Boards in all 14 subject areas to oversee quality and peer-review will have a transformative effect on this resource. In addition, abstracts and keywords at a Handbook and article level, in combination with deep tagging and XML data, make it easier for users to find exactly the content they need, saving researchers valuable time.  Researchers can build a personal archive of articles, searches, citations, and preferences which can be shared using a host of integrated social media tools."

OHO is fully cross-searchable within the Oxford Index, a free discovery service, and featuring freely available abstracts at the Handbook and article level, Oxford Handbooks Online is more highly discoverable on the Open Web and offers seamless connections across Oxford's digital academic content—ensuring an authoritative research journey with expert guidance and no dead ends. 

For more information regarding OHO, to speak with the Editors-in-chief from the various disciplines, and/or access to OHO please contact me at:

Purdy
Director of Publicity
212.726.6032 / christian.purdy@oup.com

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. It currently publishes more than 6,000 new publications a year, has offices in around fifty countries, and employs more than 5,500 people worldwide. It has become familiar to millions through a diverse publishing program that includes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, textbooks, business books, dictionaries and reference works, and academic journals.

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