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Columbia Scholarship Online is now live

November 18, 2015

Columbia Scholarship Online (CUSO) has launched today! Columbia University Press is the 20th partner to be part of UPSO’s family of prestigious publishers, and takes the ever-expanding library to just shy of 20,000 online titles. Bringing hundreds of fascinating works of scholarship onto University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO), CUSO has contributed to the below modules ...

Anthropology – Biology – Business & Management – Economics & Finance – Environmental Science – Film, Television & Radio – History – Linguistics – Literature – Neuroscience – Philosophy - Political Science – Psychology – Public Health & Epidemiology – Religion – Social Work - Society & Culture – Sociology

To celebrate the launch of Columbia Scholarship Online, we've compiled a reading list of chapters freely available (for a limited time) from a selection of the fascinating titles new to the platform. These chapters cover a wide array of subjects, from the ethics around cloning and stem cell research, to a scholarly analysis of James Cameron's blockbust Avatar.

The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids

The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy






This update takes the total number of books on UPSO to over 19,800, and the number of prestigious partner presses to 20.

All these titles, and many more, are just a click away. Start exploring Columbia Scholarship Online today, and recommend it to your librarian to get full access.