Oxford Handbooks Online for 2017

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The ebooks@cambridge service is pleased to announce the purchase of the 2017 Oxford Handbooks Online collections in twelve subject areas across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This purchase adds to the considerable backfile of Handbooks already available to the Cambridge community via the Oxford Handbooks Online platform, and has been funded by the UL’s English Collections budget and the Squire Law Library.

The twelve subjects covered are: Archaeology, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Religion. As content within the 2017 collections is published, it will become immediately available to Cambridge users on the Oxford Handbooks Online platform. Here are a few  2017 titles that are already available – click on the covers for authenticated access:

Archaeology1  Classics1  Economics1  Law1  Linguistics1  Literature1  Music1  Philosophy1

To find out more about Oxford Handbooks, ‘the world’s most trusted source for scholarly research reviews’, see the Oxford Handbooks Online website.

Oxford Handbooks Online can be accessed here on and off campus via Raven. MARC records for ebooks in the 2017 collections will be added to iDiscover in the near future (ebooks in previous years’ collections are already searchable through iDiscover) with regular updates for new titles added during the year.

As usual, please contact ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk with any questions about Oxford Handbooks Online or any other aspect of ebook provision at the University.

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109 new ebooks available from Routledge Handbooks Online

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The ebooks@cambridge team is pleased to announce that 109 new handbooks are now available to Cambridge University members via Routledge Handbooks Online. These new titles have been selected by Faculty and Departmental librarians from the 2015 and 2016 collections and cover a wide range of subjects: Anthropology, Archaeology & Classics, Asian Studies, Business, Communication, Education, Environment & Sustainability, Geography, History, Literature, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and South Asian Studies.

94 of the new titles have been funded by the Connell Fund, which was also used for our recent acquisition of new ebook collections from Bloomsbury Collections, about which we posted recently. Below is a selection of these titles. Click on the covers to access the ebooks via authenticated links. You can see a  complete list of these 94 new titles by downloading RHO title selection Connell 2016-17.

Sociology1  Arch1  Business1  Education1  Sustain1  Geog1  Hist1  MiddleEast1  Phil1  Politics1  Religion1  Geog2

15 of the new titles have been funded by the South Asian Studies Library. Again, here is a selection with links (and the full list can be downloaded here: RHO Asian Studies):

Asian1  SAS1  SAS2  Asian2

About Routledge Handbooks

Routledge Handbooks bring together the world’s leading scholars to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today. The online versions are available DRM-free, as HTML and pdf files, and are fully searchable thanks to the platform’s search tools and rich meta-data, including abstracts for each chapter.

Access to Routledge Handbooks Online

The Routledge Handbooks Online platform can be accessed on and off-campus here. Records for the new and existing individual handbooks will be listed within iDiscover within the next few days.

Need help?

As ever, please send your comments or queries about this platform or any other aspect of ebook provision to ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

 

New Cambridge Companions Online

Six new titles have recently been published on the Cambridge Companions Online platform. Four of these are Literature titles;

latino    carlos    short story    american west

The other two titles may be of interest to Divinity or Philosophy students;

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Just click on the cover images to connect directly through to the full text.

All of these titles are searchable in LibrarySearch and are available on and off campus (with a Raven login).

 

2016 collections added to Oxford Handbooks Online

The University Library has purchased 2016 Oxford Handbooks Online in the following subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Classical Studies
  • Economics and Finance
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion

OHO

These new subject collections complement and update our existing OHO collections, where monthly updates introduce articles in advance of print publication and beyond the book. Online access to OHO ensures that University of Cambridge registered users receive the most current, and authoritative coverage.

Please click on the book covers below to access some of OHO’s most recently added content.

Names and naming  Italian PoliticsHistorical InstitutionalismCultural Neuroscience

 

 

 

 

Some articles are made available before the publication of the complete Handbooks. The full text of the following articles are available:

Montaigne on Monsters and Monstrosity by Kathleen Long from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Montaigne

The Youth Choir by Joy Hill from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Singing

Nation States, Minorities, and Refugees, 1914-1923 from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Europe 1914-1945

The records for completed 2016 Handbooks will be searchable in LibrarySearch from early next month.

If you have any queries or comments about Oxford Handbooks Online then please contact the ebooks@cambridge team on ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

Oxford Handbooks Online

The ebooks@cambridge team would like to announce that members of the University of Cambridge now have access to the complete collection of Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) in the following subject areas:

OHOOur existing collection of titles from OHO has been increased thanks to funding from the University Library.

The Oxford Handbooks series brings together the world’s leading scholars to write articles that survey the current state of scholarship in their field. The articles review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research.

Monthly updates introduce articles in advance of print publication and beyond the book, online-only content ensures the most current, authoritative coverage anywhere.

An Editor in Chief and Editorial Board of leading scholars in each subject area have additionally been appointed to guide editorial development and ensure that scholarship meets the highest standards for academic quality. This team of leading scholars will commission online-only peer reviewed articles expanding research in cutting edge topics and ensuring comprehensive coverage of fast-moving disciplines.

Please click on the book covers below to access some of OHO’s most recently added content.

Chinese Linguistics  German Philosophy   OperaGlobal Warming

Some articles are made available before the publication of the Handbooks. The full text of the following articles are available:

Britain, Gaul, and Germany: Cultural Interactions by Tom Moore from the forthcoming title The Oxford handbook of Roman Britain.

Researching Music Therapy in Medical Settings by Cynthia M Colwell from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy.

Sacramental and Liturgical Theology, 1900-2000 by Kimberley Hope Belcher from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Catholic Theology.

Oxford University Press offer an instructional video on how to use OHO.

Please use this link to explore the content on the Oxford Handbooks online platform: http://ezproxy.lib.cam.ac.uk:2048/login?url=http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/

Salem Press digital content of titles in our print collection

An addition to our ebooks@cambridge collection: Salem Literature Database

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Salem Press is now providing unlimited concurrent access to digital copies of all the print versions of titles held in the University Library’s collection.

Salem Press platformThe home page for the database offers three options  under the heading ‘Reference set(s) currently available’. By clicking on the ‘+’ box beside the set title you will see a drop down list of our subscribed content.

We currently have over 30 titles available to view. With more to be added in the near future.

Titles currently available include:

When new titles are added they will appear in the list on the left hand side of the database website. To access the website please click here.

Salem saved searchNeither complete books nor chapters can be downloaded, but, if you sign up for a personal user account, you can save chapters/articles, citations and searches to your online account.

For the account you just need to enter your name and email address. Once you have verified your account from your email account you can log in via our link to the University of Cambridge ‘Family’ account.

Titles on Salem Literature are available on and off campus (with Raven authentication). You can search for these titles in LibrarySearch.