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17 Dec, 2012, 13:55 ET Oxford Delivers New Biography in time for 100th Birthday of Former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson

Former Director of the LBJ Presidential Library delivers illuminating biography of Lady Bird Johnson  It's been five years since Lady...


14 Dec, 2012, 15:17 ET In a new book TAXES IN AMERICA: What Everyone Needs to Know, preeminent tax lawyers - Leonard E. Burman and Joel Slemrod offer an explanation of how the US tax system works

  The following is being released by Oxford University Press: Despite their passion and fury, contemporary Americans are remarkably clueless...


06 Dec, 2012, 10:00 ET Oxford University Press and Eleutian announce launch of TeachCast with Oxford, an innovative online English language teaching service for students worldwide

Oxford University Press, the world's largest university press, is extending its language teaching solutions through a partnership with Eleutian...


03 Dec, 2012, 07:00 ET Oxford University Press Announces the Place of the Year 2012

It's a city! It's a state! It's a country! No – it's a planet! Breaking with tradition, Oxford University Press has selected Mars as the...


13 Nov, 2012, 14:50 ET Bigger Is Better At Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford University Press is excited to announce Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) relaunched, expanding coverage from four to fourteen disciplines, on a...


12 Nov, 2012, 19:00 ET Oxford University Press Announces GIF as 2012 Word of the Year

 Oxford American Dictionaries announced today that it chose the verb GIF as its 2012 Word of the Year. According to Oxford Dictionaries Online...


12 Sep, 2012, 06:30 ET Ediciones Académicas de Oxford en la Internet: Permitiendo acceso a las inigualables ediciones académicas de Oxford, por primera vez en la Internet

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) (Las Ediciones Académicas de Oxford en la Internet) (EAOI) son una nueva y excitante iniciativa...


12 Sep, 2012, 04:30 ET Oxford Edições Acadêmicas On-line: Proporcionando acesso à incomparável coleção de textos acadêmicos da Oxford, pela primeira vez online

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) [Oxford Edições Acadêmicas On-line] (OEAO) é uma nova e interessante iniciativa...


07 Sep, 2012, 10:40 ET Oxford University Press's digital innovation continues with the launch of Oxford Scholarly Editions Online and the relaunch of Oxford Handbooks Online and Oxford Reference

 Oxford University Press is continuing to expand their innovative digital publishing program this September with the launch of the new, ground...


10 Aug, 2012, 12:01 ET Professors Produce First Comprehensive Collection Of Academic Literature On Addictive Properties Of Food

The following is being released by Oxford University Press: Can certain foods hijack the brain in ways similar to drugs and alcohol, and is this...


31 Jul, 2012, 10:08 ET Oxford University Press Gamifies Classic Books For Kids Via Web And Mobile

"50 Great Reads Before 15" Initiative Gamifies Oxford's Most Popular Classics in Partnership with SecretBuilders  Oxford University...


25 Jun, 2012, 15:21 ET A Faculdade BBC de Jornalismo aprimora e relança seu website

A BBC e a Oxford University Press (OUP) anunciou hoje que entrou em operação com uma série de melhorias para o site da Faculdade BBC...


25 Jun, 2012, 15:19 ET El Colegio de Periodismo de la BBC relanza su sitio web

La British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) y la Oxford University Press (OUP) anunciaron el rediseño y relanzamiento del sitio web del Colegio...


25 Jun, 2012, 14:39 ET BBC College of Journalism Relaunches With Improved Site

The BBC and Oxford University Press announced today it went live with a number of  changes to the BBC College of Journalism site.  The...


25 Jun, 2012, 14:28 ET BBC College of Journalism Relaunches With Improved Site

"…an engaging, useful service for fundamental journalism training."  --CHOICE The BBC and Oxford University Press announced today...


28 Mar, 2012, 08:00 ET Oxford University Press Launches Two New K-12 English Language Learning Books

Oxford University Press, the world's largest university press, is announcing the launch of  two vocabulary-based English language learning...


28 Mar, 2012, 08:00 ET Oxford University Press Introduces New Math and Science Content Dictionaries to Help K-12 English Language Learners Meet Standards

Oxford University Press, the world's largest university press, is expanding its library of successful vocabulary-based education tools with the...


06 Mar, 2012, 16:23 ET Researcher Documents the Declining Significance of Homophobia

   The following is being released by the Oxford University Press: Groundbreaking research from the UK documents an erosion of...


22 Nov, 2011, 19:01 ET SQUEEZED MIDDLE is named Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2011

Squeezed middle: the section of society regarded as particularly affected by inflation, wage freezes, and cuts in public spending during a...


01 Nov, 2011, 13:56 ET Oxford Announces the 2011 Place of the Year: South Sudan

It's positioned in a territorial hot zone, and on July 9, 2011, it became the newest country in the world. The stakes are high and the future is...


03 Oct, 2011, 11:16 ET Oxford University Press Launches Major New Online Platform for Cross-University Press Monograph Content

Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the creation of a groundbreaking online platform for university press monograph content....


01 Sep, 2011, 11:59 ET As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Begins, Seven Tips From a Leading Urologist

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to remember the men who have fought the disease and been lost to us.  But as medical...


10 Jan, 2011, 09:00 ET Matt Fink Analyzes Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis on Mutual Funds

The new edition of Matthew P. Fink's book, The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View, discusses the 2008 financial crisis and its impact on...


16 Nov, 2010, 09:26 ET Refudiate Named New Oxford American Dictionary's 2010 Word of the Year

Followers of Sarah Palin's Twitter account will undoubtedly recognize the New Oxford American Dictionary's Word of the Year for 2010: refudiate...


02 Nov, 2010, 06:00 ET Oxford Announces 2010 Place of the Year: Yemen

It's a country that seems at once to be on the brink of collapse, the future microcosm of Al Qaeda terror, and possibly America's next Afghanistan....