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What is Oxford Bibliographies and who is it for?

Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

Now offering a rapidly expanding range of subject areas and ongoing enhancements to the site, Oxford Bibliographies is reaching more scholars and students than ever before, increasing productivity, saving time, and elevating the quality of research.

“Oxford Bibliographies is ‘right smack on’ with its tiered levels of information, running from general to highly specialized…it doesn’t get any better than a respected, well-known scholar selecting the best of the best.” ”

— Steven Ozment, McLean Professor of Ancient & Modern History, Harvard University

Key Facts

Access URL http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com
Resource Type Covered Book, Journal, Website, Blog, online database , data sets
Authors Over 4,000 scholars from around the globe
Subject Coverage
African Studies
American Literature
Art History
Atlantic History
Biblical Studies
British and Irish Literature
Childhood Studies
Chinese Studies
Cinema and Media Studies
Evolutionary Biology
International Law
International Relations
Islamic Studies
Jewish Studies
Latin American Studies
Latino Studies
Medieval Studies
Military History
Political Science
Public Health
Renaissance and Reformation
Social Work
Victorian Literature
  • Selective: Expert recommendations on the best works available in each discipline – whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, an archive, or data set – streamline the research process

  • Non biased: Contributors provide a definitive guide to the most important information sources on a given topic regardless of who has produced or published the content.

  • Credible: Each subject area is overseen by an Editor in Chief, an Editorial Board, and peer reviewers, ensuring a balanced perspective with scholarly accuracy, authority, and objectivity

  • Original Scholarly Content: Each article includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the fields and is an authoritative guide to the current scholarship with original commentary and annotations by top scholars. Structure of article can be found here

  • Seamless Pathways: Intuitive linking and discoverability tools help users quickly locate full text content to prevent dead ends. Bibliographic information enables access to your library catalogue, WorldCat and Google Books and more.

  • Customization:Oxford Bibliographies personalization allows you to sign in to create a personalized list of citations with your own notes and annotations.
Personal Account for content saving
Citation Export
Information Sharing with social media tool
Yes Endnote, RefWorks
Access Model
  • IP Access
  • Unlimited Simultaneous Users


Awards and other testimonials can be found here

Contents Sample

Resources recommended by experts on Globalization, a topic covered in International Relations

  • Global Transformations: Politics, Economics, and Culture. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999.
  • The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • Central Currents in Globalization series. 2006–2010. Los Angeles: SAGE.
  • Journal of Globalization and Development
  • Yale Global Online
      You can find the levels, guide and reasons for recommendation of the resources on the Globalization article page


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