Tag Archives: social sciences

Academic ebooks

Oxford University has access to approximately 540,000 academic ebooks – this blog post will explain how to find and view them. Finding ebooks Most ebooks can be found by searching SOLO as you would for a print book. SOLO will … Continue reading

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Open Access @ Oxford

In July 2012, the UK government accepted recommendations made in the Finch Report. Since then, Research Councils UK has responded, developing and implementing a new Open Access policy, with an associated funding mechanism. It is important that you check what … Continue reading

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The Taught Course Collection has moved

The Taught Course Collection has now moved to a new home: It is now located in the Small Reading Room (at the end of the corridor on the 1st floor) This means that there is now room for the collection … Continue reading

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New publications by Nuffield College Members

So far this term, we’ve already seen two new publications by College members. Details are below. As always, you can view the latest books by Nuffield College Members on our devoted webpage. Warden Stephen Nickell published Combatting Unemployment (OUP) with … Continue reading

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The Data Library

TheĀ Data Library is a fantastic resource located at Nuffield College. This service isĀ available to all social scientists at the University of Oxford. Its purpose is to store and facilitate access to many important socio-economic datasets from all over the world … Continue reading

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All About Stata

What is Stata? Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package used by many academics, particularly those in the fields of economics, sociology and politics. Stata’s full range of capabilities includes: * Data management * Simulations * Statistical analysis * Custom … Continue reading

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