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Oxford Bibliographies Online Trial until March 14.

Talk about a sweetheart of a deal.  We now have a trial to Oxford Bibliographies Online, available through the end of the month.

” Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is an entirely new research tool for the social sciences and humanities. A scholar-curated library of discipline-based subject modules, OBO is designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information in half the time by directing them to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research. Each entry is a selective guided tour through the key literature on a topic, receives multiple peer-reviews as well as Editorial Board approval, and is designed to facilitate a research experience with no dead ends. All citations are linked through to your collection via OpenURL, full-text via DOIs, or to the web via links to OCLC, WorldCat, and Google Books, allowing users to locate quickly full-text content directly from OBO. OBO is the ultimate collection development tool for librarians and time saving tool for students and researchers.”

OBO is a unique reference tool in which 95 broad subject categories are broken down into smaller and smaller subject areas, and individual books and articles important to the study of each subject is listed and described. Users can start their exploration with a keyword search or by browsing through a broad subject area, such as Art History and Medieval Studies.

Remember Tommies love research and so do Tommie Librarians!

Please contact me if you have any questions.  Kate Burke kmburke@stthomas.edu



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