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Arts
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Oxford Art
Oxford Art
Combines Grove Art with its 45,000 articles with the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
The John Johnson Collection
The John Johnson Collection
65,000 items of printed ephemera. Particularly strong on advertising and 19th Century entertainment materials, including tickets, programmes and playbills.
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Performing Arts Periodicals Database
Database covering a great many performing arts magazines/journals, many in full-text.
Biography
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Latest edition of the most authoritative collection of British biographies (over 50,000 entries).
Who
Who's Who and Who was Who
A directory of the noteworthy and influential, plus Who Was Who: 100,000 entries from the archives of Who's Who dating back to 1898.
Books & literature
24/7
e-audiobooks
e-audiobooks
Sign up for free e-audiobooks, download and listen anywhere!
Business
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Cobra
Cobra
Cobra is the complete business reference adviser, including opportunities, markets, financial and legal information.
Kompass
Kompass
Worldwide products and services directory, with detailed company information.
Marketline Advantage
Marketline Advantage
In-depth information on companies and markets from around the world.
Languages
Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language OnlineRadically better language learning, in one complete experience.
Learning & careers
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Go Citizen
Go Citizen
Online study resource for candidates preparing for the Life in the UK test or British citizenship test.
The British Way of Life
Easy to use, comprehensive program to help new arrivals understand the British way of life. Includes the different types of visa, finding a job, pre-school for children, further adult education, the communication network and more.
Music
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Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online
combines Grove Music (Music & Musicians, Jazz, and Opera) with the Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, the Oxford Dictionary and Companion.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library combines Grove Music (Music & Musicians, Jazz, and Opera) with the Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, the Oxford Dictionary and Companion.
Music Periodicals Database
Music Periodicals Database
Indexing and abstracts for several great music journals and magazines, plus many full-text articles.
News & magazines
24/7
The Economist
The Economist
The Economist - Fully searchable complete facsimile edition of the weekly paper covering politics, current affairs, business and trade, from 1843 - 2009.
Guardian and Observer
Guardian and Observer
Searchable facsimile archive of The Guardian and The Observer from 1791 to 2003. (Note that the default date format is mm/dd/yyyy)
The Illustrated London News
The Illustrated London News
A searchable facsimile archive of the magazine stretching from 1842 to 2003.
Press Reader
Press Reader
Newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages, often online before the print edition.
NewsBank
NewsBank
A huge searchable archive of national & regional newspapers and magazines, from the current issue back several years.
Picture Post Historical Archive
Picture Post Historical Archive
Facsimile archive of the iconic photo-journalism magazine covering 1938-1957.
The Times Digital Archive
The Times Digital Archive
Fully searchable facsimile edition of the Times covering 1785 - 2007.
UK Press Online
UK Press Online
Fully searchable facsimiles of the Daily Mirror from 1903 to the current issue. Also Daily & Sunday Express and Daily Star.
Social issues
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Issues Online
Issues Online
Aimed primarily at students - and great for secondary school projects - but useful to anyone researching social issues.
Reference & encyclopaedias
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Britannica - Adult
Britannica - Adult
Comprehensive and interactive e-learning resources from Britannica Library which are engaging, differentiated and age-appropriate.
Britannica - Student
Britannica - Student
Comprehensive and interactive e-learning resources from Britannica Library which are engaging, differentiated and age-appropriate.
Britannica - Junior
Britannica - Junior
Comprehensive and interactive e-learning resources from Britannica Library which are engaging, differentiated and age-appropriate.
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
The most extensive dictionary of the English language and its origins.
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
Translate words between English and Chinese, French, German, Italian & Spanish, and hear how the words are pronounced.
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online
Over 200 reference books from the Oxford University Press.