Library E-Resource Cancellation:  Oxford Islamic Studies Online

 

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:15pm

Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO) provides access more than 5,000 reference and biographical entries, chapters from scholarly introductory works on Islam as well as images, maps and timelines.  The Library will be ending its subscription to OISO as of July 1, 2017. 

Non-Renewal Decision:   Usage of this resource has remained extremely low over the past several years, with typical usage below 30 chapter or reference entry views per year.  

Alternative Resources:   Credo Reference provides numerous reference texts on world religions, including several on Islam.  There are also dozens of titles available within the library searchable by the subject heading of Islam, including numerous scholarly introductory texts.  

Subscription End-Date:  July 2017.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:15pm

Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO) provides access more than 5,000 reference and biographical entries, chapters from scholarly introductory works on Islam as well as images, maps and timelines.  The Library will be ending its subscription to OISO as of July 1, 2017. 

Non-Renewal Decision:   Usage of this resource has remained extremely low over the past several years, with typical usage below 30 chapter or reference entry views per year.  

Alternative Resources:   Credo Reference provides numerous reference texts on world religions, including several on Islam.  There are also dozens of titles available within the library searchable by the subject heading of Islam, including numerous scholarly introductory texts.  

Subscription End-Date:  July 2017.