Alphabetical List of Databases - O

Connect to OED (Oxford English Dictionary) on the Web
The Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. Entries contain detailed etymological analysis, and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world. Updated quarterly.
Connect to Old Testament Abstracts on the Web
Indexes and abstracts over 450 journals in the areas of Old Testament studies, archaeology, theology, biblical linguistics, and history of the Middle East. Covers 1978 to the present. Journals indexed are multilingual with abstracts in English.
Connect to OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
This multi-disciplinary database provides the complete content - indexing, abstracts, and full text - from six of Wilson's full-text databases: Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, and Business Full Text. Full-text articles from five additional periodical databases are also included when available: Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, and Library Literature & Information Science Full Text. Indexing begins in 1982, abstracts in 1984, and full-text coverage in 1994. Updated daily.
Connect to Oxford African American Studies Center on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides access to more than 7,500 articles focusing on African American history and culture. The articles come from major reference sources and are written by leading scholars in the field. Also includes primary sources, images, and maps.
Connect to Oxford Art Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Grove Art Online
A scholarly encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of Grove's Dictionary of Art (1996), as well as other art reference works from Oxford University Press. Updated regularly.
Connect to Oxford Classical Dictionary on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
The major English-language reference work containing short scholarly articles on classical antiquity and the Greco-Roman world. Published in 1996.
Connect to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Also known as Dictionary of National Biography
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A collection of biographies of over 55,000 noteworthy people in British history. The biographies, covering people from all walks of life who died through the end of 2001, provide up-to-date scholarship and are written by worldwide experts.
Connect to Oxford Islamic Studies Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
This resource brings together several encyclopedias, dictionaries, concordances and other reference sources along with over 3,000 scholarly articles and book chapters, hundreds of source documents and maps and links to other authoritative Web sites to provide thorough coverage of current and historical Islam.
Connect to Oxford Music Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Grove Music Online
An online encyclopedia of music, containing the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd ed.), as well as other Grove Dictionaries of Music and music reference works from Oxford University Press. Updated continuously.
Connect to Oxford Reference Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A collection containing over 120 dictionaries and reference titles covering a broad spectrum of subjects from general reference and language to science and medicine, and from humanities and social sciences to business and professional.
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