Institutional Free Trials

Librarians, or central resource coordinators, can use this form to apply for a 30 day institutional free trial of up to 3 of our online products, and to request price quotations. Please complete the relevant sections below, then press the ‘Submit’ button at the bottom of the page.

If you have any queries or comments, please contact us at

This application form is for institutions & organizations outside North America and South America. If you wish to request a trial for an institution in the Americas, please use this form, or if you are an individual, please see our list of Online Products available with a personal subscription.

Please note we reserve the right to refuse requests for trials, and that free trials are not available to individuals.

1. Products
I am a librarian or central resource coordinator and would like to set up a trial for my institution of the following product(s):

(tick the quotation box if you would also like us to send you pricing on a subscription)

Reference and dictionaries

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Oxford English Dictionary Online
Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford Quick Reference
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Who's Who
Who Was Who
Who's Who & Who Was Who
Oxford Reference Library
American National Biography Online
Encyclopedia of Social Work

Scholarly resources

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Oxford Scholarly Editions Online
Oxford Scholarship Online
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Bibliographies
University Press Scholarship Online
Very Short Introductions

Subject reference

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Grove Art Online at Oxford Art Online
Benezit Dictionary of Artists Online
Grove Music Online at Oxford Music Online
Oxford History of Western Music
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Electronic Enlightenment
Berg Fashion Library
SIPRI Yearbook Online
Oxford African American Studies Center

Online resources in Law

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Investment Claims
The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Online
Oxford Reports on International Law
Oxford Competition Law
Oxford Constitutions of the World
Oxford Legal Research Library
Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law
Oxford Historical Treaties

Online Resources for Policing

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Blackstone's Police Manuals Online
Blackstone's Police Q&As Online
Blackstone's Police Manuals and Q&As Combined

Online resources in Medicine

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AMA Manual of Style Online
Oxford Clinical Psychology
The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine Online
The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiac Care Online
The ESC Textbook of Echocardiography Online
Oxford Medical and Nursing Handbooks Online
Oxford Textbook of Medicine Online
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine Online
Oxford Textbook of Public Health Online
Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics Online
Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology & Diabetes Online
Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure Online
Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology Online
Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention Online
Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Health Online
Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses Online
Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Online
Brain's Diseases of the Nervous System Online
Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health Online
Oxford Medical Libraries Online
Oxford Specialist Handbooks Online
Oxford Desk References Online
2. your contact details
Sections of the form marked with an * must be completed.


Job title*
Street number
Street name
Postal code*
Institution website*

3. Type of institution/organization
Higher education/tertiary level institution
Secondary School
Further education college/polytechnic

Total student enrolment

Public library
Regional public library authority
Regional educational authority

Total population served

Commercial organization
Not-for-profit organization

Number of staff with network access

Please specify
4. Your IP address(es)
(you only need to fill this section in if you would like a free trial)

Please note that Oxford University Press can only grant free trials for institutions whose proxy server or web proxy has been set up for internal use only. It is the legal responsibility of your institution to ensure that the proxy server is not accessible to unauthorized persons.

IP address ranges should be submitted in the form x.x.x.x/y (e.g where x is in the range 0-255 and y is in the range 8-32. The format x.x.*.* or x.x.x.* is acceptable (e.g 194.241.8.*), as is x.x.x.x - y.y.y.y (e.g -

IP range
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IP range

Contact details of your network administrator/liaison officer:


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