Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies

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Oxford Bibliographies as a whole continues to grow, adding both new subject modules (with three dozen now published) and new articles to our existing subject areas. We also continue to draw more users and currently see on average more than 100,000 visits per month.

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Oxford Bibliographies  has been recognized with three prestigious awards in 2013:

  • 2013 Best Online Publishing Campaign from the Internet Advertising AwardsRead more
  • 2013 Best in Class Award in the category ‘Reference’ from the Interactive Media AwardsRead more
  • August 2013 Editor’s Pick, CHOICERead more

Usage and Discoverability

Overall, the number of visitors to Oxford Bibliographies increased 250% in the past year. The addition of 6 new subjects and the creation of dynamic social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, and Google helped us to bring in new users from all over the world.

We invite you to review the following helpful tips for increasing usage and discoverability of your own article. In general, the more links to your article exist on the Web, the more likely it is that interested users will find it through Google searches.

  1. Listing your article on your faculty or personal webpage will help users find your work. Information on how to cite your article can be found in the For Authors section of the site.
  2. The best article titles accurately and specifically describe the content. If you would like to make revisions to your article’s title as it appears in your contract, please let me know.
  3. If you have a social media profile, link to your article from your page (and like Oxford Bibliographies while you’re at it!).

Featured Author Map

Oxford Bibliographies now boasts over 4,000 authors from six continents and is still growing. To learn more about our authors, we invite you to explore our new Featured Author Map. If you are interested in being featured, please contact us.

 Graduate Student Article Award

We would like to offer congratulations to the published winners of our Graduate Student Article Award. Information about their work is available here. If you are interested in learning more about the award, nominating a student, or being nominated, we welcome you to read more. Nominations for the 2015 award will open in January.

 Upcoming Conferences

Please keep an eye out for any announcements about an Oxford Bibliographiespresence at upcoming conferences. If you’re attending a conference and would like to take a more active role in promoting Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies, we would be happy to provide flyers about the project. Please feel free to contact usif you are interested. And if your institution doesn’t already subscribe, it would be wonderful if you could recommend us to your librarian so that your article can be made available to all the faculty and students at your institution.