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License Begins: 
July 1, 2016
License Ends: 
June 30, 2018

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.

Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

Simultaneous Users: 

Choice of limited or unlimited access.

One user means that one person at a time can access the VSIs. Access is limited by the whole product, not by individual title.

University of Victoria downgraded from unlimited to 5 SU

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Consortia Canada License

Notes on Subscribers: 

This is a Consortia Canada license. Please contact COPPUL with any subscription-related issues.

The initial term for VSI is 18-months, from Jan 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. The renewal term thereafter will match the other Oxford University Press products, running from July 1 to June 30.