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Re: Oxford Press New Platform for Cross-University Press Monographs
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- From: Sandy Thatcher <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 18:54:41 EDT
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Does UPSO include any content from OUP journals that would be cross-searchable with the book content? Sandy Thatcher >FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE > >OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS LAUNCHES >MAJOR NEW ONLINE PLATFORM FOR >CROSS-UNIVERSITY PRESS MONOGRAPH CONTENT > >New York, NY--Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to >announce the creation of a groundbreaking online platform for >university press monograph content. Having redeveloped the >award-winning Oxford Scholarship Online, OUP is launching >University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) and inviting the >University Press community to take advantage of a fully enabled >XML environment with the cutting edge search and discovery >functionality that has marked the on-going success of Oxford >Scholarship Online (OSO). > >"University Press Scholarship Online represents a convenient, >dynamic step forward for ensuring that scholarly content from >many venerable presses across the globe is conveniently >searchable and accessible via one platform to the academic >community worldwide," notes Tim Barton, Managing Director of >Global Academic Publishing for Oxford University Press. > >Responding to increased demand for online scholarly content, UPSO >streamlines the research process by making disparately published >monographs easily accessible, highly discoverable and fully >cross-searchable via one online platform. Research that >previously would have required users to jump between a variety of >books, and disconnected websites can now be concentrated through >a single search engine. > >First phase of content from participating partner presses include >Fordham University Press (Fordham Scholarship Online/FSO); The >American University in Cairo Press (Cairo Scholarship >Online/CSO); The University Press of Kentucky (Kentucky >Scholarship Online/KSO); University Press of Florida (Florida >Scholarship Online/FLASO); Hong Kong University Press (Hong Kong >Scholarship Online/HKSO); Additional presses are signing up to >participate and OUP expects to add their content to UPSO in March >2012. Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh Scholarship >Online/ESO) and Policy Press (Policy Press Scholarship >Online/PPSO) are just two additional presses slated for the March >2012 update. > >UPSO's mission is to create an individually-branded home for >monographs from each participating university press just as it >has done for Oxford Scholarship Online while allowing highly >intuitive tools to deep search across all the content in the >program. As such, UPSO will be the premier online research >tool-for scholars, teachers, graduate and undergraduate >students-and an essential resource for all academic libraries. > >Oxford Scholarship Online was launched in 2003 and immediately >hailed as "A superior e-book implementation" by Booklist, and >"For ease of use, user-friendly design, and quality texts, Oxford >Scholarship Online is among the best I have ever used" by Library >Journal. [SNIP]
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