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OUP Fact Sheet

Oxford University Press is the world's largest university press, and has an international reputation for the quality and diversity of its publishing programme.
Oxford is a major provider of online information to libraries and individuals worldwide. OUP acclaimed resources include:

  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Oxford Reference Online
  • Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Oxford English Dictionary Online
  • Grove Art Online
  • Grove Music Online
  • American National Biography Online

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

Explore the lives of over 55,000 people worldwide who have shaped the British past over the last 2,400 years – from the 4th-century BC Greek explorer Pytheas to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the Nawabs of Bengal.
Over 55,000 biographies, 63 million words, 10,000 portrait illustrations – now available online, and in a 60-volume print edition.

Oxford Reference online: Premium Collection:
It combines rich and scholarly resources with authoritative, quick-reference coverage of the full subject spectrum. It also offers excellent functionality, and a wide range of additional material such as maps, illustrations, and timelines.

A vast online reference library...

  • Over 130 subject dictionaries, plus the World Encyclopedia, offer unrivalled coverage of everything from art to accountancy, politics to physics, and computing to classics
  • The very best in quick-reference information plus authoritative in-depth articles
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Over 900,000 entries across 25 subjects, including an expanding range of Oxford Companions, and the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
  • More than 6,000 illustrations, plus 500 full-colour maps
  • Key events in the 20th century linked to themed timelines
  • Updated regularly with new books and new editions

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 1,000 Oxford books in the areas of Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and at least 200 new and recently-published books are added each year.

  • 24x7 access to the full text of over 1,000 titles in Oxford Scholarship Online
  •  Access to the powerful Advanced Search - search by author, title, keyword, subject, publication date, and more
  • Extensive reference linking from bibliographies and footnotes, including OpenURL support
  • Make direct links to individual chapters for online course packs and reading lists via DOI
  • Printer-friendly format for easier printing
  • New Automatically export citations to EndnoteTM and Reference ManagerTM

The abstracts and keywords are also available alongside journals' abstracts in a range of online services such as IngentaConnect, and are available free of charge to non-subscribers who visit the Oxford Scholarship Online website.

Oxford English Dictionary:
‘The ultimate authority on the English language’

The Times
The Oxford English Dictionary, the world's leading authority on the history and development of the English language since 1150, is now available online.
In addition to offering unparalleled access to the wealth of material contained in the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary and 3-volume Additions Series, online publication enables the ‘treasure-house’ of the English language to move with the times as never before.

  • Unprecedented access to the 20-volume Second Edition and the three Additions Series volumes, plus at least 1,800 new and revised entries each quarter
  • Select how entries are displayed by turning pronunciations, etymologies, variant spellings, and quotations on and off
  • Everything from simple word look-ups to sophisticated Boolean searching, using any of the fields in the Dictionary, can be done with speed and ease
  • Find a term when you know the meaning but have forgotten the word
  • Use wildcards if you are unsure of a spelling, or if you want to search for words with common characteristics
  • Search for quotations from a specified year, or from a particular author and/or work
  • Search for words which have come into English via a particular language
  • Search pronunciations as well as accented and other special characters
  • Search for first cited date, authors, and works
  • Search for words with a particular part of speech
  • Perform case-sensitive searches
  • Restrict a search to a previous results set
  • Compare revised entries with entries from the Second Edition to see how the language has changed and how new scholarship has increased understanding of our linguistic and cultural heritage

Offering unrivalled breadth and depth of content, a wide range of search options, and extensive links to images from galleries and museums around the world, Grove Art Online is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of art from prehistory to the present day.

Grove Music Online:

What Grove Art Online offers

  • An award-winning resource on every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day
  • Over 45,000 articles on fine arts, decorative arts, and architecture
  • Scholarship written by over 6,000 international contributors
  • Over 130,000 art images, with links to hundreds of museums and galleries around the world
  • A wide range of search and browse options to explore the full text, bibliographies, biographies, and image links

What you can do with Grove Art Online

  • Explore over 21,000 biographies - everything from artists, architects, photographers and designers to patrons, dealers, theorists and writers
  • Discover world cultures through articles on China, South America, Africa, and much more
  • Learn about styles, movements, and techniques – from Baroque to Cubism to glass conservation
  • Broaden your investigation using an award-winning online Index
  • Find your way to the online collections of museums and galleries with speed and ease

Grove Music Online:
This invaluable research tool combines the full text of the acclaimed 29-volume print edition with the added benefit of sophisticated search capabilities, one-click cross-referencing, and an ever increasing network of web-links to musical sites around the world.

What Grove Music Online offers

  • Over 45,000 articles on people and places, instruments and techniques, genres and styles
  • Scholarship written by over 6,000 international contributors
  • Over 5,000 links to images, sound, and other related web sites
  • Over 500 audio musical examples
  • A wide range of search and browse options to explore the full text, bibliographies, works-lists, biographies, and links

What you can do with Grove Music Online

  • Explore over 20,000 biographies – from Mozart to Yo-Yo Ma, Diaghilev to P.T. Barnum, Fats Waller to Thin Man
  • Discover world cultures through articles on Africa, Asia, South America, Jewish music, and much more
  • Learn about styles and movements – from classical to hip-hop and from baroque to blues
  • Study the development and construction of instruments
  • Search Grove's acclaimed works-lists to find little-known or favourite compositions

American National Biography Online:

The acclaimed 24-volume American National Biography — winner of the American Library Association's Dartmouth Medal for best reference of the year — is now online!

The American National Biography Online is the premier source of information about over 18,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. With sophisticated search capabilities, lively and detailed articles, internal cross-references, up-to-date bibliographies, thousands of photographs and illustrations, and links to external web resources, ANB Online is ‘likely to induce compulsive browsing’. (Wall Street Journal)
The recent addition of 900 articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History expands the learning experience with entries on historic events, social movements, ideologies, and iconic sites in the United States.
From missionaries to musicians, social workers to statisticians, cowboys to chemists, and vikings to astronauts, the portraits in ANB Online combine to reflect the rich diversity of American life from pre-colonial times onwards.

  • Updated quarterly with new or revised biographies along with new bibliographical resources and links.
  • Wide range of search options: Everything from quick searches to more advanced custom searching can be done with speed and ease — search for Lithuanian musicians who made their name in America, female lawyers born between 1900 and 1930, and religious leaders and clergy who died between 1875 and 1880.
  • Over 80,000 linked cross-references between ANB biographies.
  • A rich web of editorially-selected links to key archival, library and other external web sites.
  • Full-text search with advanced capabilities (including concept, pattern and boolean methods)
  • Browse & search by subject.
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