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OAIster provides access to over twenty two million items from open access repositories across the globe. OAIster can be searched or browsed.
This dictionary of Library and Information Science terminology was created by Joan M. Reitz, Assistant Professor/Instruction Librarian at the Ruth A. Haas Library, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU).
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development provides a wealth of information on economic, social development, and health conditions around the world. The statistics and reports are quite informative.
The site provides a special Internet search engine that finds your word in online dictionaries in a range of languages. The actual dictionaries are provided by other Web sites.
Search or browse over 16,000 online books and access relevant news, special exhibitions and links to other e-book collections.
Search an electronic version of this dictionary, which is a product of Athabasca University and the International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication (ICAAP). It consists of approx. 1000 entries covering the disciplines of sociology, criminology, political science and women's studies with a commitment to Canadian examples, events and names.
OpenDOAR, the Directory of Open Access Repositories, is a directory of academic open access repositories. Included in this resource are repositories from global universities and colleges, as well as Libraries, historical societies, and a range of other academically focused organizations.
Notably, this site houses the online journal called The Public Domain Review which is focused on cultural works in the public domain. For more information visit: https://publicdomainreview.
Access collections of oral history in English from around the world, including full-text narratives and interviews, audio and video files and thousands of bibliographic records.
This collection of maps and images for Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and North America, has been developed cooperatively between the University of Oregon Department of History, UO New Media Center and Department of Geography InfoGraphics Lab. All of the atlas resources contained in the site are original materials produced for this project.
Oxford Art Online provides access to Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
The OED traces the history of the English language, showing not only the current meaning of words, but also their origins and development through time (etymology). Entries are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world.
Oxford Journals provides backfile access to over 230 academic and research journals published by Oxford University Press in the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, law, medicine, mathematics and physical sciences.
Access a cross-searchable web database that brings together dictionaries of quotations, language dictionaries and thesauri, and dictionaries for science and medicine, humanities and social science, and business and law, as well as the World Encyclopedia.
Oxford Scholarship Online provides full text access to more than 1200 e-books published in the areas of philosophy, economics and finance, political science and religion.
Founded in 1976 and dedicated to encouraging the acceptance of electronic texts within academia, the Archive contains an extensive collection of high quality e-texts and reference works in a variety of languages.