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E-books: Threat or Supplement to Traditional Documents?
Session coordinator: Filip Vojtášek,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
Where: 26. 5. 2004, 9:00 - 12:30, New Auditorium

Oxford Online: E-books with a Difference

Author: Susanna Lob,  Oxford University Press, United Kingdom


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Oxford University Press is the world's largest university press, publishing over 4,500 new books each year. During this presentation we will show the innovative approach we have taken to the publication of our books online by demonstrating 2 new services: Oxford Scholarship Online ( and Oxford Reference Online ( Oxford Scholarship Online is a pioneering, cross-searchable database which brings together the complete text of over 700 scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences, with at least 200 new books added each year as part of the annual subscription. Specially-written abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and these are available free of charge - both within the service and alongside journals’ abstracts in other online services. DOIs at book and chapter level, reference linking from bibliographies and footnotes, and unlimited user pricing and access models are just some of many other unique features of this service that we will cover during the demonstration. Unlimited concurrent user licences are also available for the award-winning Oxford Reference Online which brings together the complete text 120 Oxford dictionary and reference books into a fully cross-searchable database. As we will show, this invaluable and cost-effective online reference library covers everything from Art to Zoology, and includes a wide range of English and bilingual dictionaries.

About the author

Susanna Lob joined Oxford University Press in 1999 to launch the online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary - OUP's first online subscription service. She is now Sales and Marketing Director of Oxford Online, and is responsible for all aspects of the sales and marketing of Oxford's expanding portfolio of online services outside North and South America. This include Oxford Scholarship Online, Oxford Reference Online, Grove Art Online, Grove Music Online, the American National Biography Online and the forthcoming Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online (see for further details).

Other papers in this session:

Features e-books and ways of making them access

Author: Filip Vojtášek, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

The Gale Virtual Reference Library - Taking eBooks to the Next Level

Author: Ulrike Engel, KG Saur Verlag / A Part of the Thomson Corporation, Germany

A New Generation of Web-Based E-book Services - Safari Tech Books Online

Author: Barry Smith, ProQuest Information & Learning, United Kingdom

E-Book Trends: a Knovel Perspective

Author: Barbara Dixee, Knovel Corporation, USA

Books@Ovid - Full Integration With Electronic Databases and Electronic Journals

Author: Reiner Klimesch, Ovid Technologies, Germany

Kluwer E-Books

Author: Ladislav Svršek, Albertina icome Bratislava, Slovakia

Author: Filip Vojtášek, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

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