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Reference and encyclopedia - online subscriptions

Britannica encyclopedia

Full access to the online encyclopedia for children, students and adults. Browse the history timeline, magazine articles, atlases, videos and links to other websites.

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Oxford English Dictionary

All the words you could possible want in one place, with changes in meaning and the development of English over the centuries and quotes from literature, magazines, films and pop songs. Includes crossword solver.

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Oxford Dictionaries - in library only

Quick-search access to definitions of words and phrases in English and Spanish with expert guidance on style, usage, grammar, and spelling.

Oxford Reference Online

Search a wide range of Oxford reference books for in-depth information on every subject from art to zoology. Also includes English dictionaries and bilingual dictionaries, timelines, images, maps and flags.

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Oxford Art Online

More than 45,000 articles on visual arts worldwide, from prehistory to the present day, including paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewellery and interior design. Includes ‘Grove dictionary of art’ and ‘Benezit dictionary of artists’.

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Oxford Music Online

Worldwide music, with more than 45,000 articles on people and places, instruments and techniques, from classical to hip-hop. Includes ‘Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians’, Oxford reference books and music recordings.

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Who`s Who and Who Was Who

Directory of influential people from around the world from 1897 onwards, written by the people featured in the directory.

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