What’s new in March 2016

March 24, 2016

March 2016 Quick Reference Update – Media Studies

This month sees the Media Studies content on Oxford Quick Reference expand with two books published, both only available online, plus an update to Oxford Essential Quotations:

View our visual guide for a quick overview of what's been added. 

In addition to the update of content in Media Studies, a new edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy has been published online.

A Dictionary of Media & Communication (2nd edition)

A Dictionary of Media & Communication

This dictionary provides over 3,400 entries on terms used in media and communication, from concepts and theories to technical terms, across subject areas that include advertising, digital culture, journalism, new media, radio studies, and telecommunications. Over 200 new entries have been added online, and hundreds of others have been revised.

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A Dictionary of Social Media

A Dictionary of Social Media

This dictionary consists of over 1,800 entries covering the whole realm of social media, centred primarily on websites and applications that enable users to create and share content, or to participate in social networking.

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Oxford Essential Quotations

Oxford Essential Quotations


New quotations covering Media Studies have been added to the freely available Oxford Essential Quotations, including quotes from Maya Angelou, Hillary Clinton, Dick Costolo, Barack Obama, Eric Schmidt, Henry David Thoreau, and Mark Zuckerberg.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Media Studies content in Oxford Reference

Oxford Reference provides access to more than 6,000 concise definitions and in-depth, specialist encyclopedic entries on the wide range of subjects within Media Studies.

Take a look at our visual guide to what's been added in Media Studies this month, plus a selection of quotations from Oxford Essential Quotations.

For a full exploration of Oxford Reference's experts and titles in the Media Studies, please visit the following pages:

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (3rd edition)

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

This bestselling dictionary provides more than 3,400 entries covering every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen. New entries on philosophy of economics, social theory, neuroscience, philosophy of the mind, and moral conceptions, bring this authoritative third edition up to date.

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