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Part of Oxford Music Online, the Oxford Dictionary of Music contains 12,500 entries on musical subjects, including information on composers, performers, conductors, musical terms and instruments. It may be searched separately or in conjunction with the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and/or the Oxford Companion to Music.

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This 2014 encyclopedia is an excellent starting place for all research having to do with history of science, medicine and technology in the United States.

Also available on paper in Shields Library in the  Humanities/Social Sciences Reference area.  Call number: Q127.U6 O95 2014

“The OED is an historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. Entries contain detailed etymological analysis, illustrated by quotations from a wide range of sources.”

Online access to all of Oxford University Press reference handbooks in Business and Management, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. Each Handbook has in-depth essays by the world’s leading scholars. Search contents through one interface, individually or by modules. Titles are also individually cataloged in the Harvest Catalog.

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