Celebrating Australian Reading Hour with a short history of forbidden reading

An extract from Reading: A Very Short Introduction by Belinda Jack Censorship, book burnings, and secret reading highlight the relationship between reading and power, and hence the relationship between limiting access to reading and political control. But from the very beginning there have been dissidents who refused to give up the intellectual freedom provided by […]

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OMG! Zettabyte, bitcoin and hashtag are some of the tech terms in the updated Oxford Mini Dictionary

It might be small, but the fifth edition of the Australian Mini Oxford Dictionary offers an insight into the ever-changing nature of Australian English. Many words have newly entered the dictionary, and technological words were particularly prominent additions in the latest update, released today. These include: augmented reality bitcoin blockchain broadband content provider crowdfunding cryptocurrency […]

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OUP wins third consecutive Secondary Publisher of the Year Award

Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand (OUP ANZ) has received a third consecutive award for Secondary Publisher of the Year at the 2019 Educational Publishing Awards Australia. Oxford’s new-generation digital reading service Oxford Reading Buddy won the Primary Adaptations, Student or Teaching Resource award, and Oxford also won several awards across the Primary, Secondary […]

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