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  • Oceanic Abstracts

    Focused exclusively on worldwide literature pertaining to oceanography, marine and brackish-water environment. Comprehensive coverage of living & non-living resources,meteorology & geology, plus environmental, technological and legislative topics.

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  • OED Online

    The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. Complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition.

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  • Official Museum Directory

    Provides the most accurate and up-to-date information on America's museums. Currently lists over 14,400 institutions of every size and type in all 50 states, including museums, houses/sites, planetariums, science-technology centers, art galleries/centers, aquariums and zoological parks. Information includes size, budget information, personnel, subject concentration, annual attendance and house publications. NOTE: This is a Loyola subscription database. Limited to ONE user at a time. LUC users do not need to log in.

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  • Old Testament Abstracts

    Features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Abstracts from over 450 journals are included.

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  • Ovid

    A collection of biological and medical databases including Medline, CancerLit, and PsycINFO among others. Allows cross database searching.

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  • Oxford Art Online (Grove)

    Comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art, (34 vols) The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Including ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 1,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles.

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  • Oxford Biblical Studies

    Oxford Biblical Studies contains Nineteen Bible texts, the deuterocanonical collections, Concordances, and the Oxford Bible Commentary. There are over 6,000 A-Z entries and chapters from Oxford references, including images and maps of the biblical world.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: American Literature

    Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature provides scholarly examination of American literature including postmodern theory to debates about the canon, slave narratives, and comic books. The study of literature invites trans-disciplinary collaboration with fields as varied as history, cultural studies, politics, and women’s studies making it challenging for students and scholars to stay informed about related areas of study. Researchers and practitioners can access library catalogs, bibliographic indexes, and other lists that show thousands of resources and tools to help them filter through the proliferation of information sources to material that is reliable and directly relevant to their inquiries.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: British and Irish Literature

    This resource invites trans-disciplinary collaboration with fields as varied as history, cultural studies, political science, and philosophy. With advances in online searching and database technologies, researchers and practitioners can access library catalogs, bibliographic indexes, and other lists that show thousands of resources with tools that can help them filter through the proliferation of information sources to material.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics

    Classical Studies has access to key primary source texts and a range of electronic resources. Oxford Bibliographies in Classics provides students and scholars with a reliable resources, and helpful search tools to find the right sources in all media.

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  • Oxford Classical Dictionary, 4th Ed The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been regarded as the unrivalled one-volume reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. It provides both scholars and non-specialists with a comprehensive source of reference which aims to answer all their questions about the classical world. Written by the very best of classical scholars from all over the world, the Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity. The approach is interdisciplinary: all areas, regions, and cultures are represented beyond the core areas of Greece and Rome. As well as providing factual information, the Dictionary contains many thematic entries on subjects relevant to the 21st century such as nationalism, race, and ecology. The text is written in an accessible style and all Latin and Greek words have been translated.

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  • Oxford Companion to the Book

    Covers the book, broadly conceived, throughout the world from ancient to modern times. Includes bibliography, palaeography, printing, editing, textual criticism, collecting, libraries and ebooks.

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  • Oxford Constitutions of the World

    Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) contains translated English versions of all the world's constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual jurisdictional commentaries, and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions, and amendment Acts/Laws.

    NOTE: We are phasing out this resource. HEINonline offers comparable content. The link below will now refer you to HEINonline.

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  • Oxford Dictionary of African Biography

    Provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa’s history. Unprecedented in scale, DAB covers the whole continent from Tunisia to South Africa, from Sierra Leone to Somalia. It also encompasses the full scope of history from Queen Hatsheput of Egypt (1490–1468 BCE) and Hannibal, the military commander and strategist of Carthage (243–183 BCE), to Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana (1909–1972), Miriam Makeba, and Nelson Mandela of South Africa (b. 1918). Subjects are drawn from all walks of life, including philosophers, politicians, activists, entertainers, scholars, poets, scientists, religious figures, kings, and everyday people.

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  • Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

    Covers all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

    A comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and throughout the diaspora including major trends in African philosophy, political theory, and religion, along with historical figures and social movements.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

    Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars covering Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

    Offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

    Includes feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children's literature in many countries throughout the world.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

    Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. With coverage ranging from accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

    Over 900 A-to-Z articles of the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

    Examines all aspects of warfare and military technology in medieval times. Provides an exhaustive and accurate view of how and why wars were waged throughout Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Crusader States between 500 C.E. to 1500.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work

    The 20th edition covers demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma & disaster.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

    Books of the Bible provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies. The Encyclopedia contains almost 120 in-depth entries, ranging in length from 500 to 10,000 words, on each of the canonical books of the Bible, major apocryphal books of the New and Old Testaments, important noncanonical texts, and thematic essays on topics such as canonicity, textual criticism, and translation.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

    This resource provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

    Provides information about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe. Entries range from short definitions of terms to lengthy considerations of genres and movements.

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  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

    The definitive reference work for women in history, with over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED)

    The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. Complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition.

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  • Oxford History of Western Music ONLINE

    Includes the full text from the Oxford History of Western Music (OUP 2009) with notes, bibliographies, and further readings for all 69 chapters. Also includes more than 1,700 editorially selected links to relevant entries in Grove Music Online.

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  • Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

    An international and interdisciplinary work which covers legal history from ancient to modern times. Offers a clear background on geographically distinctive laws, their origins, and their consequences throughout world history.

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  • Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

    Offers a comprehensive survey of the full range of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict. All major figures are covered, as well as major events, organizations, theories, and much more.

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  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials in the following language combinations: Chinese-English, French-English, German-English, Italian-English, Russian-English, Spanish-English.

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  • Oxford Reference Online

    Over 100 reference titles covering a broad range of subjects: everything from General Reference, Language and Quotations to Science and Medicine, and from Humanities and Social Sciences to Business and Professional.

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