Friday, November 4, 2011

Oxford Scholarship Online

Brooklyn Law School Library's subscription to Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO), one of the leading academic research resources in the world, offers full-text access to academic monographs in eighteen subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law. Recently, OSO re-launched its site with new features, new content, and a brand new look and feel. For an overview of the new look site, take the tour. For a full list of new features, see the OSO New Features Guide.

According to OUP, users can now access seminal and prize-winning titles through the OSO Archive with content initially available in eight subject areas: Business & Management, Economics & Finance, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. Further OSO Archive content in the science, medical, and law disciplines, as well as Classics and Linguistics, will follow in 2012.

The law module has the full text of 440 titles including more than 30 recently added new titles among which are:
Blame it on the WTO? — A Human Rights Critique
The Boundaries of the Criminal Law
Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration — Principles and Practice
European and International Media Law — Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media
The Evolution of the European Convention on Human Rights — From Its Inception to the Creation of a Permanent Court of Human Rights
Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties
International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law
Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
The Lisbon Treaty – Law, Politics, and Treaty Reform
The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture
Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea — The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden
State Responsibility for International Terrorism

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