In the media
UPSO was named one of the best reference works of 2011 by Library Journal
"The concept here is a wonderful one, and I give OUP high marks for what they’ve done… This resource is strongly recommended for use in academic and public libraries serving humanities researchers… I suspect that it will become a must-have database for every academic library and many public and special libraries as well."
Library Journal, read the full article
"[The partnership of University of California Press and Oxford University Press] brings together two of the world’s largest, and most distinguished, and in some cases, competing, university presses."
Publisher’s Weekly, read the full article
"The layout of the site and the factual content of the material are of a very high quality. The help and support provided are excellent and Oxford University Press has an excellent reputation for reliability and quality … the site is laid out well, all available options can easily be accessed with one click, nothing is hidden, help is available at every point."
The Charleston Advisor, read the full article (you will require a subscription to the Charleston Advisor)
"UPSO is a well-designed product with high quality content ... I would recommend this product for all levels of users in academic institutions."
Reference Reviews, read the full article (you will require a subscription to Reference Reviews)
From our partners
"We know it is critical for libraries to broaden patron access to online scholarly books... We are delighted to partner with Oxford in the UPSO initiative, building on their extensive experience in the scholarly digital environment."
Alison Mudditt, Director of University of California Press
"The unprecedented speed of change in the electronic publishing environment presents both challenges and significant opportunities for publishers. We are delighted to be working with Oxford University Press and specifically with University Press Scholarship Online. They have a great deal of experience of working with a global network of academic institutions, libraries and scholars. This presence will enable Edinburgh to continue to innovate in how we sell our books and journals using a single online platform whilst maintaining our individual branding."
Timothy E Wright, Chief Executive, Edinburgh University Press Ltd
“The University of Chicago Press is excited to be working with OUP to bring our titles to scholars and researchers through the UPSO platform. We have been impressed with the professionalism and cooperative approach of the team at OUP...we are confident that this partnership will support our core mission to make the work of our authors as widely available as possible.”
Garrett Kiely, Director of the University of Chicago Press
"I am delighted that Stanford University Press is partnering with Oxford University Press to host our titles on the UPSO platform. We have spent much of the past two years considering options for collection-based sales platforms and it became clear that the team at OUP were offering us the perfect fit. I've been impressed by simplicity and strength of the platform, as well as the flexibility it offers us as the use of ebook collections grows, and am certain that this will help to make our list available to the broadest possible audience."
Alan Harvey, Director, Stanford University Press
From our customers
"UPSO e-books not only provide faculty and students with top quality monographs but are also accessible in a very user-friendly manner and on a robust platform."
Luke Swindler, Coordinator of General Collections, University of North Carolina