Publisher of the Month – Oxford University Press
Our Publisher of the Month is OUP (Oxford University Press). OUP is one of our founding partners providing its high-quality resources for free or at a low cost to eligible countries. In addition, OUP participates in a wide range of developing country initiatives, including INASP and eIFL, extending the reach of academic monographs and journals to more than 5,000 institutions in 100 low-income countries.
“Access to prestigious high quality journals and books from OUP has had a significant and positive impact on our efforts over the last 13 years by providing access to critical scientific research, significantly increasing the prospects of health and education in developing countries.”
Richard Gedye, Director of STM’s Outreach Programmes.
OUP offers access to over 285 prestigious and authoritative journals published in collaboration with some of the world’s most influential and scholarly professional societies. The 2015 Oxford Journals Collection includes cited journals in the fields of Medicine, Life Sciences, Humanities, Law, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Online products are also available including:
- American National Biography
- Dictionary of National Biography
- Grove Art Online
- Grove Music Online
- International Law in Domestic Courts
- Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
- Oxford Biblical Studies Online
- Oxford English Dictionary
- Oxford Reference
- Oxford Scholarship Online
- Oxford Handbooks Online
- Oxford Textbook of Medicine
- Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine
You can view the complete list of titles here.
The Librarian Resource Center provides current librarians with training and technical support, including support in Spanish. Libraries in Sub-Saharan Africa receive training materials by ITOCA (The Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) a capacity building and training organization. INASP network participants are provided with training workshops and materials of particular relevance to librarians.
Institutions will need an Internet connection of least 56kbps, Internet browsers, and a PDF Reader software.
Librarians or staff members at institutions in developing countries can access OUP journals through the Research4Life programmes. If you want to know more about the Developing Countries Initiative, training, and OUP products visit the OUP Librarian Resource Centre page or contact [email protected].