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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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  • 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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  • OmniFile Full Text Select Provides access to full text articles, images, abstracts, and citations from over 4,000 journals contained in the following six Wilson full text databases: Education, General Science, Humanities, Reader's Guide, Social Sciences & Business.

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  • Opposing Viewpoints In Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. This resource helps students explore issues from all perspectives, and includes: More than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays 5,000+ topic overviews More than 300 primary source documents 300 biographies of social activists and reformers More than 775 court-case overviews 5 million periodical articles Nearly 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs Nearly 70,000 images and a link to Google Image Search Thousands of podcasts, including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs A national and state curriculum standards search, correlated to the content that allows educators to quickly identify material by grade and discipline

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  • Oral History Online (Alexander Street Press) Oral History Online provides access to more than 2,700 collections. It contains pointers to over 4,200 audio and video files and almost 19,000 bibliographic records.

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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 Bibliographies Online: African American Studies Ever since the national rise of "Black Studies" during the second half of the twentieth century, this field has focused on the distinctive individuals, places, events, concepts, and circumstances of African American history from the seventeenth century to the present -- from the early national period, when New World Africans first reckoned with Enlightenment preconceptions of race, to the new millennium, when African Americans continue to negotiate the conditions of their lives in the United States. African American Studies is now a vibrant, complex, and growing field for the intellectual and curricular mission of centers, institutes, programs, and departments at colleges and universities across the country. Oxford Bibliographies in African American Studies represents another step in the field's institutional progress. Regularly updated and expanded with new content, the module will provide bibliographic articles that identify, organize, cite, and annotate scholarship on key areas of African American Studies -- culture, politics, law, history, society, religion, and economics.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: African Studies Offers authoritative research guides that combine the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. Includes concise treatment of large topics such as "Slavery in Africa" or "Famine" to quickly get you up to speed and expert recommendation on the best works available in African Studies whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a Website, blog, or data set.

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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: Anthropology Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology is an authoritative guide to the current scholarship. The entries highlight old and new terms including classic terms within the field and relatively new ones that are still gaining public acceptance. By placing these new concepts in conversation with older ones this guide provides a complete overview of the discipline's intellectual trajectory.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Atlantic Histories Atlantic history is a developing field of historical inquiry that operates upon assumptions about how to understand the nature of interactions between different peoples and cultures on four continents and many islands in the period between 1492 and the late fifteenth century and the end of slavery in the Americas in the late nineteenth century.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Biblical Studies The study of the Bible is a technical and multifaceted field, demanding expertise in areas ranging from archaeology, Egyptology, Assyriology, and linguistics through textual, historical, and sociological studies, to literary theory, feminist studies, philosophy, and theology. This resource provides students and scholars with a new discoveries, methodologies, and perspectives in an effort to better interpret the Bible.

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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: Cinema and Media Studies Oxford Bibliographies offer item level overviews and references to important works. OBO Cinema & Media Studies includes resource on: film history, television studies, media studies, critical theory, visual arts, cultural studies, digital culture, game studies, popular culture, and the study of the moving image.

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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 Bibliographies Online: Environmental Science Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science provides the base for initiating, continuing, or expanding your research on all issues related to the environment and our interaction with it, which includes but is not limited to the physical sciences, the planning and social sciences, the health sciences, engineering, governance, policy, and more.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Islamic Studies Provides peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the range of lived experiences and textual traditions of Muslims as they are articulated in various countries and regions throughout the world. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. This is an excellent resource to locate background sources on a wide variety of topics.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Latin American Studies Compiled by noted Latin American scholars, this set of area studies bibliographies represents numerous disciplinary perspectives, including history, sociology, economics, literature, art, anthropology, and political science. Sample topics range from indigenous studies and the Conquest and colonial history and society, to race, immigration, the role of women, significant political events and cultural studies in contemporary Latin America. New bibliographies are scheduled to be added in each Fall and Spring.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Medieval Studies Oxford's Medieval Studies explores European and Mediterranean civilization from the 4th to the 15th centuries. From history to literature, from art to archaeology, from religion to gender studies, this resource contains several primary source texts and a range of other electronic resources.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy Selected, annotated bibliographies, arranged by broad topic (e.g. epistemology, free will) and major philosopher. Each section includes an introductory essay written by a scholar.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation is a resource, spanning the 14th through 17th centuries. This resource is designed to provide guidance with list citations, reference tools and traditional bibliographies.

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  • Oxford Bibliographies Online: Social Work Oxford Bibliographies Online in Social Work provides bibliographic articles on the most recent theories, research, discoveries, and interpretations in the field. Topics include family policy, social work research methods, divorce, human trafficking, juvenile justice and more.

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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 Dictionaries Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials in the following language combinations: English to Spanish, Italian, French, and German.

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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 Handbooks Online: Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, History, Philosophy, and Religion Oxford Handbooks Online is a collection of 14 subject areas. We currently have access to Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice (selective content), History, Philosophy, and Religion. The Handbook series contain in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Each Handbook offers introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research.

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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 Language Dictionaries Online Fully searchable, comprehensive dictionaries and unique study materials in the following languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish.

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  • Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove) Oxford Music Online comprises updated versions of previous Grove publications as well as hundreds of articles commissioned specifically for the online edition. Titles include: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition (29 volumes, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition (3 volumes, 2002), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (4 volumes, 1992), The Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers (1 volume, 1994), The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition (8 volumes, 2013), The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition (5 volumes, 2014).

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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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  • Oxford Scholarship Online Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is an online e-book library from Oxford University Press. OSO covers subjects across the humanities, economics and political sciences.

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