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Dictionaries


Oxford English Dictionary Online

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With Oxford English Dictionary Online discover the meaning, history and pronunciation of over 500,000 words.
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Oxford Dictionaries

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Discover English and foreign language dictionaries with Oxford Dictionaries.
English: Need help with your writing skills? Discover definitions and practical advice on grammar, spelling and usage. Language dictionaries - Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish including translations, example sentences and useful phrases.
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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Find 50,000 biographies of people who shaped history with the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography .
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Encyclopaedias


Berg Fashion Library

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Visit the Berg Fashion Library for art and anthropology of costume, dress and fashion, including the Encyclopaedia of World Dress and Fashion.
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Britannica Online

Find information or explore your favourite topic with Britannica Online. For students aged 6 - 14 years, older students and adults.


Credo Reference

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Credo Reference is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 200 videos. View the 'Credo Training Videos'  


The John Johnson Collection 



Search The John Johnson Collection, an archive of printed ephemera from from everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  Categories include Nineteenth-Century Entertainment, the Booktrade, Popular Prints, Crimes, Murders and Executions, and Advertising. 


Oxford Art Online

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Oxford Art Online for aspects of visual arts worldwide with 'Grove Art Online', 'Benezit Dictionary of Artists', 'The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms', 'The Oxford Companion to Western Art' and 'Encyclopedia of Aesthetics'.
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Oxford Biblical Studies Online

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Oxford Biblical Studies Online includes, more than 6,000 entries and chapters, six Bible texts and hundreds of images and maps.
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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online includes, subject entries, biographies, images and maps and 'Explore the Qur'an'. Compare and contrast two translations of the Qur'an line by line.
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Oxford Music Online

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Oxford Music Online, the world's premier authority on all aspects of music. With over 60,000 articles written by over 6,000 music scholars, it is the authoritative resource for music research charting the diverse history and cultures of music and musicians from around the globe.
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Oxford Reference Online

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Oxford Reference Online brings together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, spanning 25 different subject areas.
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Who's Who & Who Was Who 

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Who's Who & Who Was Who for noteworthy and influential people from all walks of life, in the UK and Worldwide from 1898 onwards.
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