Discover the lives of over 19,000 distinguished figures that have shaped American history and culture. Based on the acclaimed 24-volume print edition, the American National Biography Online (ANB) connects students and researchers to concise biographies targeting the famed as well as the obscure. Through a partnership with the Smithsonian, hundreds of iconic portraits from the National Portrait Gallery are available exclusively for subscribed users.
Explore the lives of almost 60,000 people worldwide in this illustrated online collection of specially written biographies. Written by specialist authors, Oxford DNB biographies introduce users to the people behind British history’s great events-from the ancient Greek explorer Pytheas to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the Nawabs of Bengal.
An award-winning resource on every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day.
Over 55,000 articles on people and places, instruments and techniques, genres and styles.
The International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC), accessed through Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL) brings together decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over 600,000 words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 3 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is a vast and rapidly expanding research library, providing quick and easy access to over 10,000 high quality academic works. Launched in 2003 with four subjects modules, OSO is now available in 20 subject modules in key subjects across the mundanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
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A free service that searches across the databases of all the major online bookstores. As well as searching for used, out of print, and rare titles, it has the facility to search for new titles, music, magazines and movies.
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