Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies

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Childhood Studies is international and cross-cultural in scope, transcending narrow geographical confines and analyzing modern and historical childhoods both locally and globally. The peer reviewed articles in this resource are written by eminent scholars in the various disciplines that comprise "Childhood Studies." Areas of coverage include topics in the humanities, social sciences, health sciences, public policy, as well as law and ethics.

The database can be searched by topic, keyword, or author of the article. The results that are retrieved include not only articles in the Oxford Bibliographies but also a bibliography of books, journal titles, and Web resources. The items in the bibliography are linked to QuickSearch, WorldCat, and Google Books. After the user selects an item, links to related and forthcoming articles on the search topic are also displayed.


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User tools and features

  • Search results can be exported to citation management tools such as EndNote, RefWorks, and Zotero.
  • Search results are linked to QuickSearch, WorldCat, and Google Books.
  • The My OBO feature allows the user to set up an free account to save and annotate search results. Results are available online.

Dates covered

Topic dependent. Nature of the database tends toward current research.


OBO Childhood Studies contains original scholarly articles and citations to scholarly monographs, journals, and Web sites on an international level.

Type of coverage

Full text article and citations to other scholarly materials.

Print counterpart or
related resources


Producer/content provider

Oxford University Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Oxford University Press

Core Subject(s)