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Oxford Art Online (Formerly Grove Art) includes over 45,000 articles on fine arts, decorative arts, and architecture, scholarship written by over 6,000 international contributors, over 130,000 art images, with links to hundreds of museums and galleries around the world and a wide range of search and browse options to explore the full text, bibliographies, biographies, and image links.  (FALL Offer)

Oxford Music Online (Formerly Grove Music) is an integrated music resource on the web, including the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd edition), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2nd edition). (FALL Offer)

The American National Biography (ANB) provides a biographical portrait of America's history. The ANB is comprised of more than 10,000 no-longer living men and women from all walks of American life, from the well- known to the obscure. Winner of the Dartmouth Medal for best reference work of the year.  (SPRING Offer)

The Oxford English Dictionary, published by Oxford University Press, is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. OED Online is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. (SPRING Offer)

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (OLDO) features essential language resources never before available online - fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. This resource features content from the unabridged bilingual dictionaries (except the Chinese module, which is based on the abridged dictionary. (SPRING Offer)

Oxford Dictionaries Online is a collection of English language dictionaries, thesauri and other resources. It does not include the Oxford English Dictionary. (SPRING Offer)

Oxford Reference Online - Premium - with an expanding range of key titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series plus the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. This means an additional 70,000 entries, including 50,000 longer, in-depth, signed entries with bibliographies. This product does include some of the shorter language dictionaries. (SPRING Offer)

Oxford African American Studies Center -combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. (SPRING Offer)




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Oxford English Dictionary - May 2015

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Grove Music - March 2015

African American Studies Center - October 2010

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