Background - Oxford University Press

Training Presentation Notes
Background information
1. Well over 230 journals with over 100 society partners (2/3 of journals Societies &
Members/Our partners). 1.2 million articles. 7 subject areas – economics,
humanities, law, life sciences, mathematics & physical sciences, medicine, social
sciences. (About Us)
2. Oxford Open – authors can choose to pay for publishing as open access. Some
journals will have some articles available as open access. A few journals are
fully open access.
3. Mobile optimisation. Specific apps depending on each journal to follow later.
FAQs (bottom right home page) Mobile Websites – for details.
4. Impact factors (About Us) & PP graph
5. Open URL, Cross Ref, Article level DOI, MARC records, PDF, mobile optimized,
Oxford Index underbar
Journals Home Page
1. Archive – almost 4 million article pages from 169 journals (2011), from 1849-1995
2. For librarians – FAQs, technical help
3. My Account – subscriptions, alerting prefs – add Etocs, personal archive
4. Latest research headlines
5. Go to individual journal – Age and Aging (letters to the editor, about this journal,
related publications, reader services, published on behalf of, editorial board).
6. Go to subject list – Medicine/European Heart Journal – for browse by topic, then
search ‘magnetic resonance’ within journal – 1st result (Fast track clinical) for
supplementary data (movies), images in text
7. Search full text across all journals or by subject (e.g. second language
acquisition, mercantilism, “fermat curves”, “spina bifida”, governance, heart rate ).
bilingual education”, then “bilingual education” NOT deaf. Results page – save to
archive, download several to citation manager
Content page
1. Author links & affiliation
2. Publishing history & revisions
3. DOI – Advanced search option
4. Html/pdf
5. Abstracts & keywords
6. Links to citations in bibliography – Exlibris SFX, CrossRef, Medline, Web of
Science (abstracts if no subscription)
7. Article navigation (centre column) moves with scrolling. Also supplementary
material etc.
8. Images in text downloadable into PP
9. Expand this column (top middle) to see only the article text
10. Services – alert when cited, alert when corrected, similar articles, my archive
11. Eletters – submit a response
12. Citing articles – articles that have cited this one
13. Google Scholar, Pub Med, Share
Last update 25.11.13
Training Presentation Notes
Advanced Search (main Oxford Journals site)
1. Combine common author name with institution (institution in text/abstract/title
box). This picks up authors from a particular institution as it searches the
affiliation information. (e.g. Barnard, Leeds University)
2. Combine author name with subject (Barnard, medicine)
3. sick sinus syndrome (phrase box ticked) for full phrase searching. Also protein
kinase c – this one must be run as a phrase search, otherwise it will pick up every
article, as they all contain the letter ‘c’
4. embryo – for stem searching (will also pick up ‘embryos’, ‘embryonic’ etc.)
Search results page
1. View abstract, html, pdf. Mouseover for abstract
2. Download to citation manager
3. Reorder by publication date or relevance
4. Alert when new articles matching search appear
5. Save search
Last update 25.11.13