The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.


  • African History
  • American History
  • Anthropology
  • Asian History
  • Business and Management
  • Climate Science
  • Communication
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work
  • Environmental Science
  • Global Public Health
  • International Studies
  • Latin American History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Natural Hazard Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary
  • Physics
  • Planetary Science
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religion
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