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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about Oxford Handbooks Online or any other aspect of ebook provision at the University.
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.
The collection will be searchable in LibrarySearch from early August and will be available to view on and off campus. Off campus access will be via Raven login.
When you search on the Oxford Handbooks Online website look out for the padlock symbols on restricted content (click on the image to get a better look). You can limit your search to owned content by selecting the ‘show full text results only’ from the availability box on the left hand side of the search results screen.
Our access includes handbooks and articles in Archaeology (2012 and 2013 collections), History (foundation and 2013 collections), Linguistics (foundation and 2013 collections), Music (foundation collection), Philosophy (foundation and 2013 collections), Political Science (foundation collection), and Psychology (foundation, 2012, 2013 and 2014 collections).
A full list of titles in the Oxford Handbooks Online collections can be found here. Please remember to check the title you need is included in one of the collections listed above.
The links in the Oxford Handbooks Online collections list do not include our off campus link. You can use the ‘reload URL for off campus access’ bookmarklet, from the Library Toolbox to gain off campus access to any of the URLs listed.
Please feel to contact the ebooks@cambridge team with any comments, questions or feedback: email@example.com