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OUP - E-books Oxford Reference Online

Publisher: Oxford University Press E-Books

Joined: 2006

Type: Online reference collection

Content Overview

Oxford Reference is the home of OUP's quality reference publishing, bringing together 2 million entries and 16,000 images across two trusted collections.  With over 120 core subjects, language and quotations dictionaries, Oxford Quick Reference is for readers who want to check a fact instantly, providing key, vetted information on a concept, person or term.  The Oxford Reference Library provides in-depth, specialised content from Oxford's award-winning Encyclopedias and Companions as well as works from OUP's distinguished partners, allowing users to further build their research.

Subject Strengths

  • English dictionaries
  • Bilingual dictionaries
  • Quotations dictionaries
  • Maps and illustrations
  • Timelines
  • Encyclopedic dictionaries
  • Subject dictionaries

Service Strengths

  • Wide range of search options
  • Quick reference coverage of full subject areas
  • Expanded coverage
  • Reference linking
  • Keywords and abstracts
  • Includes the work of internationally renowned authors, editors, and contributors
  • Updated regularly with new and revised articles

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