What's New

January 2014

New Subject Areas

Introducing the addition of Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology and Oxford Bibliographies in Art History. These exciting new subject adds to the rapidly growing list of academic subjects available in Oxford Bibliographies, further expanding the authoritative scholarship and providing a better pathway to online research for students, faculty, and researchers alike.

For a complete list of available and forthcoming articles as well as more information on the Editors in Chief and Editorial Boards visit:

The Evolutionary Biology page.

The Art History page


2013 Top 10 Internet Resource Award

Oxford Bibliographies has been named one of the Top 10 Internet Resources of 2013 by CHOICE Reviews Online. The Choice subject editors recognize the most significant titles reviewed during each calendar year by compiling the "Outstanding Academic Titles" (OAT) list, which is published each January. As a special preview to the full 2013 list, the Choice subject editors have selected from among the list their favorite digital resources. This newsletter features the "Top 10 Internet Resources" from the 2013 OAT list.

Read more about this award and CHOICE Reviews Online

View a full list of Oxford Bibliographies awards and honors

NEW! Oxford Bibliographies Featured Author Map

Oxford Bibliographies includes articles written by over 4,000 authors from around the globe. In addition to their contributions to Oxford Bibliographies, these authors are leaders in their fields, on the forefront of new research and ideas, and are teaching at the top institutions in the world. This new interactive map highlights the extensive work of these impressive contributors and provides easy linking to their work here on Oxford Bibliographies and beyond.

Visit the Featured Authors Map

New and Updated Articles

Oxford Bibliographies is regularly updated with new articles and additions to existing articles. This month, 244 new articles have been added and revised across the following subjects. New articles this month are noted by an *asterisk under Articles and Contributors on each subject page.

African Studies
American Literature
British and Irish Literature
Childhood Studies
Chinese Studies
Cinema and Media Studies


International Law
International Relations
Jewish Studies
Latin American Studies

Medieval Studies
Military History
Political Science
Public Health
Renaissance and Reformation
Social Work
Victorian Literature

To learn more about the Oxford Bibliographies update program, including the peer-review process and the annual review of articles, please visit the Updating Program page.

Introducing the Oxford Index

The Oxford Index Underbar is now available on each page of Oxford Bibliographies. The Oxford Index Underbar is a free search and discovery service, which shows links to related content from all Oxford University Press online content (journal articles, scholarly monographs, reference content, primary sources, etc.).

Read more about the Oxford Index

Learn how the Oxford Index Underbar works

Explore More Oxford Bibliographies

Visit the OUP Blog:

Will young invincibles buy into the ACA?, by Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work author, Stephen Gorin, PhD, MSW.

Buddhism Beyond the Nation State, by Oxford Bibliographies in Buddhism Editor in Chief, Richard Payne.

10 facts about Galileo Galilei, by Oxford University Press.

10 ways to use a bibliography, by Oxford University Press.


Oxford Bibliographies continues to bring to online research the innovation and quality assurance that is expected from Oxford University Press. Feedback from librarians and users continues to inform ongoing improvements to search, design, and usability, ensuring it remains a cutting-edge, essential tool for researchers at every level.

Oxford User Research Program

The Oxford User Research Program is a longitudinal, global initiative assessing the way librarians, academics, and students discover, view, evaluate, and interact with content. The feedback from this program informs the development and improvement of Oxford Bibliographies to ensure a positive and valuable experience for users. If you are interested in learning more and how you can get involved in the Oxford User Research Program, please contact our Market Research Department.

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