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"I wish life was not so short", he thought. "Languages take such a time and so do all the things one wants to know about", J R R Tolkien
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 Handbooks

Oxford Handbooks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. The Oxford Handbooks are one of the most successful and cited series within scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field and for the first time, the entire collection of work across 14 subject areas is available here:

Archaeology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion.

Features:
Discover classic works of scholarship, together with newly-published works, across 14 subject areas
Jumpstart research with authoritative guides to the scholarship that defines the field
Expand research in cutting-edge topics with online-first and online-only scholarly review articles commissioned by an Editor in Chief and Board of subject experts
Oxford Scholarship subscribers can link from Oxford Handbooks Online.

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Oxford Language Dictionaries

Oxford Language Dictionaries

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Supporting language learning every step of the way with Revolutionary Pronunciation Software for 8 languages. Oxford's high-quality language reference content in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish is now accessible online. The innovative Oxford Language Dictionaries Online 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.

'a brilliantly designed language system that eclipses other online dictionaries with its power, accessible complexity, linguistic intuitiveness, and clarity. Highly recommended for all libraries' - Library Journal.

'an outstanding wealth of linguistic resources for both new students and native speakers' - School Library Journal.

A vast and authoritative resource. Offers over 4 million words, phrases and translations in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Revolutionary pronunciation software so that users can hear how words sound. Unique language learning support, including usage examples and illustrative phrases, grammar guidance, click-through verb tables and pronunciation charts, explanations of grammatical terms, and help with spelling and punctuation. Access to hundreds of correspondence templates including sample letters, emails, and CVs and résumés to provide practical help with writing in each language, including English. Contextualized language reference help includes notes on life and culture, guidance on grammar and idiomatic usage, and Words of the Day.

Regular updates every six months ensure that the most current meanings and the latest new words are just a click away. Specially designed functionality combined with Oxford's trusted language content - a complete toolkit for language users, from learners to linguists. Quick search by word or phrase is available from every page. Browse the dictionaries using alphabetical entry lists. Advanced search options allow users to search the full text of each dictionary, or restrict a search to specific parts of speech or language register, and perform Boolean searches. Extensive links to language learning and usage supplements provide a 'learn as you go' gateway to further language study. Mouse-over explanations of parts of speech and pop-up guides to phonetics. Citation information is available for all entries. 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 Language Dictionaries Online.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford is building dynamic range of digital encyclopedia in over 20 disciplines that will be continuously updated by the world's leading scholars, scientists, and researchers. With expert editors and peer-reviews, the ORE Project will combine the discoverability of digital with the standards of academic publishing.

Each Oxford Research Encyclopedia will launch with between 200 and 400 long-form overview articles (equivalent to 2-4 million words, or a print encyclopedia with 5-11 volumes). They address both foundational and cutting-edge ideas, and inform your users' academic research, no matter their chosen topic or level of expertise.

Features:
User-Friendly & Accessible - the online platform makes qualified research easier than ever
Authoritative Resources - all ORE articles are written by certified experts of the topic
Ongoing Article Updates - reference articles are monitored by experts to ensure fresh and timely updates reflect new insights
Oxford Validated - all articles have been vetted and approved by editors at Oxford University Press.

ORE Disciplines available for Subscription now:
American History, Classical Dictionary, Climate Science, Communication, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Encyclopedia of Social Work, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Linguistics, Literature, Politics, Religion

ORE Disciplines in Development (access to these subjects is free whilst still in development):
African History, Asian History, Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Education, Global Public Health, Natural Hazard Science, Neuroscience, Planetary Science, Psychology.

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Oxford Scholarship

Oxford Scholarship

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Combines excellence with innovation, a unique and invaluable tool for both teaching and research. The most important scholarly books that Oxford University Press publishers in the humanities and social sciences are now accessible online for a one-time purchase fee or by annual subscription.

The following subject modules are available: Biology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Music.

Special features make research easier and results more relevant. Oxford has commissioned keywords, book and chapter abstract for each work. Vast majority are written by the original author, alongside journal abstracts through a variety of online services. Reference linking from bibliographies and footnotes to available online content, such as journals from wide range of publishers, helps scholars and students discover new resources. Classic works of scholarship and newly published works are more accessible than ever before, making this a unique and invaluable research tool for scholars and students. Includes: full text of 1000+ carefully selected titles, 250,000+ book pages, 100+ million words, with at least 200 new books added each year. Each book has to be approved by a board of leading academics from Oxford University.

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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
in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Economics to Documentary Film - now available Online. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable. Brilliant. Sharp. Inspiring. Over 370 Very Short Introductions are now available as an online resource offering scholars and students OUP's premier publishing series in an easily discoverable, fully cross searchable, and highly accessible format. Titles can now be found directly alongside reference, biography, bibliography,monograph, dictionary, scholarly, and journal content, making them a more integrated and accessible part of digital research journeys than ever before. Inspiring services for Librarians. Very Short Introductions cover the following subject areas:

- Arts & Humanities including: History, Literature, Philosopy, Religion, Music
- Science & Mathematics including: Physics, Psychology
- Social Science including: Politics
- Law
- Medicine & Health

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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World Book Online Resources

World Book Online Resources

Publisher: World Book Inc

"Our mission is to cultivate lifelong learners - because today's explorers are tomorrow's leader". Range of essential online reference resources for both teachers and students at all age levels.

ACTIVITY CORNER
Offers thousands of fun, hands-on activities for students of all ages. Activities are perfect for cooperative small group or individual projects in the classroom or school library. Teachers can quickly navigate the searchable database to find terrific projects for their classroom based on such categories as topics, cost of materials, age range, or time required. All ages

DISCOVER
Offers compelling resources specifically developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties, including reluctant readers, ELL, ESL, and adult literacy students. Rich collection includes reference articles, text-to speech capabilities, research tools, and interactive videos. Features easy to read articles on topics of interest to middle and high school students include reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts. Well organised interface with easy to understand content and useful activities help older students grasp important concepts and succeed at their grade level. Ages 10+

DRAMATIC LEARNING
Improve readers' fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills. By turning texts into plays, skits, and monologues and providing valuable tools for educators to apply these lessons effectively, helps students become more fluent readers, better understand core concepts, and more easily internalize content. Ages 7-18

EARLY WORLD OF LEARNING
Engaging online resource for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Offers rich resources designed for easy integration into classroom instructional plans and library programming. Ages 3-7

ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS
Optimal beginner's Spanish language reference tool, offers all the best elements of World Book Kids: thousands of easy-to read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, designed to build key language and research skills throughout their education. Only available as part of the Advanced Reference Suite & School Basic packages free of charge. Ages 6-10

KIDS
Effective online resource developed especially for primary students. Site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities. Age 6-10

KIDS eLEARN (ARABIC)
First of its kind Arabic language reference website that was developed specifically for elementary aged students through the partnership of World Book Inc. and Jabal Amman Publishers. Features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, and thoughtful hands-on activities to engage young learners. Added-value features such as My Country enable students to connect more easily with the community and world around them by introducing students to such things as local history, culture, and important people through an assortment of interactive games, vivid media components, and age-appropriate articles. Additionally, an English language reference resource is included to open a new world of language and learning. Ages 6-10

L'ENCYCLOPÉDIE DÉCOUVERTE
Offers excellent articles and the vast possibilities of World Book media content in Canadian French. Based on the Student Discovery Encyclopedia of World Book, written by experts, to a level appropriate for young users with French as mother tongue, as well as for older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Offers easy navigation, easy articles to read, thousands of illustrations and a range of fun activities. Provides students with dozens of practical activities that allow young users to participate in research. The resources for teachers, attached to each activity, include a practical lesson plan that incorporates various subjects as part of the basic curriculum. Ages 14+

SCIENCE POWER
Engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. With interactive multimedia, teacher guides, and assessments included with each lesson, well suited for use in the classroom, school library, and public library. Features: Teach science topics using interactive, engaging tools, Evaluate student learning with tracked, scored assessments, Use the differentiated content to support struggling readers and ELL students, Improve students' cross-curricular literacy skills. (Prices per Student). Ages 8-11

TIMELINES
Gives students the opportunity to visualize and explore important events from the past. Now part of World Book Student, Advanced, and Discover, subscribers can explore the 500+ unique timelines that span the arts, science & technology, society & culture, sports, world history, geography. Build a timeline from the over 13,000 events built directly into the product, or create your very own personalized timeline with events from your past. Available as a standalone subscription, or as an Add On subscription to Kids, Early World of Learning, or Drama. All ages

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