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Oxford Reference Online

Cross-searchable collection of dictionaries, encyclopedia, and reference books across all subjects, including the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and bilingual dictionaries.

Publication Details

  • Time-span Current
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information 5 simultaneous users licensed. NOT ALL CONTENT IS IN OUR SUBSCRIPTION.
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Languages English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Resource Types Reference Source
  • Description Oxford Reference online: Premium Collection combines rich and scholarly resources with authoritative, quick-reference coverage of the full subject spectrum. Over 130 subject dictionaries, plus the World Encyclopedia, offer unrivalled coverage of everything from art to accountancy, politics to physics, and computing to classics. It includes English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian. Over 900,000 entries across 25 subjects, including an expanding range of Oxford Companions, and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Please NOTE: Once you do a search on a topic, you can limit your results to only the materials which we license by clicking the checkbox on the left labelled "Show full text results only". If you do not check this Full Text limiting box, your search results will likely contain articles where you can only see the Abstract and Keywords and you are asked to Subscribe or Login to access full text content. Any content with a small "lock" icon next to it is not licensed.