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Online-Service mit Zugang zu über 700 Titeln der Reihe "Very Short Introductions" (VSI) des Verlages Oxford University Press aus einer Vielzahl von geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen sowie naturwissenschaftlichen Fachbereichen.

Die seit 1995 erscheinenden Bände umfassen durchschnittlich 120-180 Seiten und liefern kurze, von Fachwissenschaftlern geschriebene Einführungen zu unterschiedlichen Themen. Die Sammlung kann entweder in copyrightjahres- und fachbereichsbezogenen Pakten durch Datenkauf erworben oder im Rahmen von Fachbereichsmodulen als Jahresabonnement bezogen werden. Updates: monatlich.

Very Short Introductions


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Oxford University Press

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  • Arts and Humanities
    • History
    • Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Religion
  • Science and Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
    • Politics
  • Law
  • Medicine and Health

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The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly ...

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Economics to Documentary Film. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

Available for institutional subscription ...

Very Short Introductions are now available on an online resource offering scholars and students OUP's premier publishing series in an easily discoverable, fully crosssearchable, and highly accessible format. Titles can now be found directly alongside reference, biography, bibliography, monograph, dictionary, scholarly, and journal content, making them a more integrated and accessible part of digital research journeys than ever before.

Brilliant benefits for all kinds of users

Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just avidly curious, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research...

For researchers:

  • Find the most relevant content quickly and easily using sophisticated search and browse functions
  • Make notes and highlight quotations, and then save along with favourite books and chapters to access in future sessions
  • Export citations to your reference management software

For lecturers:

  • Each title is fully searchable, allowing multiple students to read assigned chapters, or whole books, crossreferencing between titles, and extracting references and quotations
  • Add books to reading lists using static DOIs, ensuring students can return to each book again and again, year after year
  • Share content and search results with students and colleagues using integrated e-mail and social bookmarking tools

For students:

  • Consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular topic or subject
  • Use comprehensive interlinking with other Oxford online resources, enhancing journeys from introductory material to advanced content
  • Remotely access the resource from anywhere and at any time-read and research on-the-go

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