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Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports is a cross-searchable set of over 5,000 case reports taken from Oxford’s journals and books. This service helps you to discover case reports from a wide range of specialty areas. Key journals include the Journal of Surgical Case Reports (JSCR) and Oxford Medical Case Reports (OMCR). Books content is taken from our prestigious medical resource, Oxford Medicine Online.

Is there a charge to use Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports

No, the service is entirely free of charge.

Can I follow links from Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports to other online resources?

Yes – Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports makes over 5,000 case reports easily discoverable – you are taken from the Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports portal to the relevant journal or title within Oxford Medicine Online where you will be able to see abstracts and keywords. If your institution subscribes to the journal or title or if the article is available Open Access – you will be able to see the entire article or title.

Can I receive email alerts regarding news and updates?

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Will new cases added to journals and books be searchable via Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports?

Yes, all new content added to journals and books will be searchable as soon as it is published.

What is the likely impact of Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports on usage statistics for my existing subscriptions?

Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports is a completely free service, fully indexed by and discoverable via the open web. This further increases the places through which users can discover Oxford material, and be taken directly into the full-text content available via your subscriptions. To that end, it is highly likely that you will see an overall increase in the usage of your products that are included in Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports.

However, since Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports also provides a single search gateway into OUP content across products, it is possible that you may see a slight decrease in the number of searches performed on other individual product sites.

We encourage librarians to point to Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports as a research tool alongside their existing Oxford University Press resources.

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On which browsers will Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports display correctly?

OMSCR will display correctly in IE8 and higher, recent versions of Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.

How accessible is Oxford Medical & Surgical Case Reports and will my screen reader software work with it?

OMSCR is built on the Oxford Index platform, which meets WCAG AA accessibility criteria. All major, up to date screen readers will work on the site.