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Citizenship

"If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world", Francis Bacon

American History

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Combines the most relevant primary and secondary sources, analysis of current events, and unprecedented learning support all in one seamlessly integrated resource. In a series of lessons that integrate politics, science, the arts, philosophy, and economics, the website explores the ongoing development of the United States, its pre-colonial origins, westward expansion, social movements, internal conflicts, and modern-day defining moments. Aligned with major textbooks, it stands alone as a complete American history library collection and also serves as a dependable online source for research help, projects, or exam preparation. Whether clicking through a Revolutionary Era timeline or preparing for an exam on World War II, students will find everything they need in this easy-to-use website. Highlights: A remarkable survey of American history from 1350 to the present organised chronologically linking reference, curriculum, and straight-forward analysis of current events. Unmatched scope and coverage, providing the content necessary to support a variety of approaches to American history while meeting all standards-based curriculum requirements. Dynamic "Living History" and "Spotlight On" sections, connecting students’ lives to the material, putting breaking news in its historical context, and examining key events and issues in depth. FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 60 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form.
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Oxford African-American Studies Centre

Oxford African-American Studies Centre

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Online Authority on the African American Experience. Oxford University Press is proud to announce the creation of the first online resource center to fully document the field of African American Studies and Africana Studies. "The Oxford African American Studies Center, using the most sophisticated technology, will enable us to reassemble the lost and scattered fragments of the African American past.

This tool is absolutely indispensable to any student or scholar seeking to explore the contributions that persons of African descent have made, since their arrival on these shores in the seventeenth century, to the stirring saga that is American history. I only wish that this rich resource had been available to scholars like W. E. B. Du Bois, Anna Julia Cooper and Carter G. Woodson, on whose shoulders we stand." HENRY LOUIS GATES, Jr., Editor in Chief. Oxford African American Studies Center wins 'outstanding work of reference published in electronic format' at the ISG (CILIP) / BookData Reference Awards 2006. Judging criteria included: the authority and quality of the work; scope and coverage; arrangement, and currency of the information; quality of indexing; adequacy of references; physical presentation; originality; and value for money.

Explore the world of African American history and the African diaspora through: Core content - 5 major Oxford encyclopedias covering all aspects of the African American past. Additional content from 18+ Oxford reference sources, all editorially selected and reviewed. 1300+ images available, with an ongoing image research program expected to add hundreds more annually. 250 primary sources, including the Emancipation Proclamation, Frederick Douglass's slave narratives, text of speeches, and more. Brief introductory essays accompany each primary source. 200+ charts, tables, and graphs representing demographic information in the areas of history, government and politics, business and labour, education, law and crime, the arts, and much more. 50 thematic maps illustrating demographics and history in a variety of areas. General timeline of African American history, and specific thematic timelines covering such topics as Women's History, Business, Sports, Literature, and more! Learning Center designed for the school market, this growing area helps users explore the content with ready reference tools such as country profiles, suggested lesson plans by grade level, and study guides to match the curriculum. Wide range of search and browse options help users quickly navigate to the right content for their needs.

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Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects. Now offering a rapidly expanding range of subject areas and on-going enhancements to the site, Oxford Bibliographies is reaching more scholars and students than ever before, increasing productivity, saving time, and elevating the quality of research.

Key Features:
Selective: Expert recommendations on the best works available in each discipline - whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, an archive, or data set - streamline the research process
Credible: Each subject area is overseen by an Editor in Chief, an Editorial Board, and peer reviewers, ensuring a balanced perspective with scholarly accuracy, authority, and objectivity
Original Scholarly Content: Each article includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the field, with original commentary and annotations by top scholars, making it an authoritative guide to the current scholarship
Seamless Pathways: Intuitive linking and discoverability tools help users quickly locate full text content to prevent dead ends
Customization: Oxford Bibliographies personalization allows you to sign in to create a personalized list of citations with your own notes and annotations
Up to Date and Expanding: A robust updating program keeps researchers informed of advances in their field
Discoverability: MARC 21 records available at the subject and article level; Open URL and full-text DOIs seamlessly link citations to the library's catalog increasing discoverability and usage of library resources

Modules currently available:
African Studies, American Literature, Anthropology, Atlantic History, Biblical Studies, British & Irish Literature, Buddhism, Childhood Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Ecology, Education, Geography, Hinduism, International Law, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Linguistics, Management, Medieval Studies, Military History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Renaissance & Reformation, Social Work, Sociology, Victorian, Literature.

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Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain & Ireland

Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain & Ireland

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Edited by Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates, and Peter McClure

Over 45,000 entries

This huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. It includes every surname that currently has more than 100 bearers, and those that had more than 20 bearers in the 1881 census.

Each entry contains lists of variant spellings of the name, an explanation of its origins (including the etymology, lists of early bearers showing evidence for formation and continuity from the date of formation down to the 19th century, geographical distribution, and, where relevant, genealogical and bibliographical notes, making this a fully comprehensive work on family names.

This authoritative guide also includes an introductory essay explaining the historical background, formation, and typology of surnames and a guide to surnames research and family history research. Additional material also includes a list of published and unpublished lists of surnames from the Middle Ages to the present day.

- Covers over 45,000 family names in the UK, including immigrant names
- Each entry includes the current and 1881 frequencies of the name, its main GB location, and its language or culture of origin
- Each main entry explains the name's origins and history, supported by a selection of early bearers taken from a wide range of sources such as wills, tax records, court records, parish registers, Nonconformist circuit records, and many other documents
- Entries for variants direct the reader to the main entry where the history and etymology of the name is covered
- Contains a full list of published and unpublished sources consulted
- Introductory essay explains the origin, history, and typology of family names in Britain, Ireland, and elsewhere in the world, the research methods used, the sources used. and some of the problems encountered in researching family names
- Explains many surnames never previously explained and corrects many widely believed errors in the light of new evidence

PRINT: publication date 2016 - ISBN 9780199677764
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Oxford Islamic Studies

Oxford Islamic Studies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Unrivalled online access to the history and culture of Islam. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features essential articles written, selected, and interpreted by renowned scholars. A vast and authoritative online resource.

Content includes the forthcoming Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World (6 volumes, 2009), The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Islamic World: Past and Present, The Oxford History of Islam, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, Hanna Kassis's A Concordance of the Qur'an, two translations of the Qur'an published in the Oxford World's Classics series, and What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam.

Over 4,500 A-Z articles, from Abd al-Qadir to Zaynab, integrated with chapter-based scholarly works. 300 maps and illustrations offer visual, geographic, and social perspectives on global Islam. More than 150 primary source documents with editorial commentary. Timelines documenting major events in Islamic history and general world history in context. Glossary of Islamic terms and concepts to aid research. Editorially-selected links to authoritative web sites. Learning resources are available to aid research at any level, and to help educational professionals incorporate Oxford Islamic Studies Online into teaching. Regular updates include new content and functionality.

Excellent functionality and extensive links: Over 2,500 entries from The Oxford Dictionary of Islam are available free on the world wide web to increase discoverability in your favourite search engines. Search and browse options allow users to quick search all content simultaneously or to focus on a single type of content such as subject articles; chapters; biographies; primary sources; images; maps; charts; or Qur'an study. Refine search options include topic, era, and region. Extensive cross-searching and cross-referencing provide users with access to related content in chapters, primary sources, A-Z articles, and the Qur'an. Direct links from Concordance of the Qur'an verse citations to two alternate interpretations of the Qur'an, which can be viewed side-by-side for study and comparison. An expanding range of carefully-selected links to external websites facilitate further research. Date converter will allow users to convert Islamic dates to Western dates, and vice versa. User-friendly print format.

Subscriber services include: Extensive online help and excellent customer and technical support. Detailed usage statistics allow you to track how often your users are accessing Oxford Islamic Studies Online. OpenURL compliance allows users to query their library catalogue with bibliographic information.

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly ... Launched by Oxford University Press
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- Arts & Humanities including: History, Literature, Philosopy, Religion, Music
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Brilliant benefits for all kinds of users. Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just avidly curious, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research. Includes Reading Guides and Videos.

Benefits for students: Consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular topic or subject. Use comprehensive interlinking with other Oxford online resources, enhancing journeys from
introductory material to advanced content. Remotely access the resource from anywhere and at any time-read and research on-the-go.

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