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Covers hundreds of jobs, providing information on

  • the training and education needed
  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Labor

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Research Guides Reference Sources, U.S. Federal Government Research

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Online collection of OECD's books, papers and statistics and the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).

The site features some free content to access and download, e.g., the OECD Factbook and OECD Papers.

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All book and journal content is available to read online by clicking the READ icon. Read editions are optimised for browser-enabled mobile devices and can be read online wherever there is an internet connection - desktop computer, tablets or smart phones. They are also shareable and embeddable.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Research Guides Countries Economics, Foreign Affairs,

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Complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts.  A catalogue of the included texts is available in Angus Cameron's "A List of Old English Texts" in A Plan for the Dictionary of Old English, ed. R. Frank and A. Cameron (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973), pp. 25-306, with additions. The full bibliographic information of each text is included with the text. Produced with the support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Vendor Name University of Toronto

Research Guides English Literature & Language, Reference Sources,

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Database of open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 800 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 1,894,139 theses and dissertations (as of 10/1/13).

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Vendor Name OATD

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Collection of current event topics--the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors. Includes Topic Overviews and access to the Information Plus reference series of statistics, government data, information on legislation and other data. Draws on the social issues series published by Greenhaven Press as well as core reference content from other Thomson Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources.

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Vendor Name Thomson Gale Cengage

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Research Guides Reference Sources,

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This e-books aggregator provides University of Kentucky users access to a variety of primarily health science full-text books. For individual title access, see the Medical Center Library's E-Books page.

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Vendor Name OVID

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Covers the visual arts from prehistory to the present day with full-text definitions, biographies and bibliographies. Now includes The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Image partners include  the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Art Images for College Teaching (AICT), and the Artists Rights Society. Part of Oxford Art Online. Database restricted to three simultaneous users; please logout (upper right-hand corner) when finished using the database. The Tools and Resources feature includes lesson plans from MoMA, new thematic guides on major topics in art history, and new timelines of world art. Now includes thematic lesson units developed by the National Gallery of Art.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Art, Reference Sources,

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Over 6,200 entries covering the Classical Graeco-Roman world, including Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press (Oxford Reference Online)

Coverage 3rd edition revised, 2003, 2005

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Research Guides Classical Studies, Reference Sources,

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Full-text available via Past Masters.

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Vendor Name InteLex Past Masters

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Research Guides Classical Studies, Reference Sources,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Covers the visual arts from prehistory to the present day with full-text definitions, biographies and bibliographies. Now includes The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Image partners include  the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Art Images for College Teaching (AICT), and the Artists Rights Society. Part of Oxford Art Online. Database restricted to three simultaneous users; please logout (upper right-hand corner) when finished using the database. The Tools and Resources feature includes lesson plans from MoMA, new thematic guides on major topics in art history, and new timelines of world art. Now includes thematic lesson units developed by the National Gallery of Art.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Art, Reference Sources,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Contains nearly 59,000 biographies (with over 11,000 portraits) of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2009. Excludes living people.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Coverage 4th century BC - 2009 AD

Update Frquency Three times a year: January, May, and October

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Research Guides Biographical Information, British History, English Literature & Language, History, Reference Sources,

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Overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world—Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman—from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. Also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The nearly 1,100 articles seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths. Michael Gagarin, ed. Available through Oxford Reference Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Coverage 2010 ed.

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Research Guides Classical Studies,

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Explores the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. Provides the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past, and traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, History, Linguistics, Reference Sources,

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Searchable full-text of the Oxford University Press publication, compiled by Joanne Shattock, 1993. Available via Past Masters.

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Vendor Name InteLex Past Masters

Coverage 1993

Research Guides English Literature & Language, Reference Sources, Women's and Gender Studies,

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Online version of Richard Taruskin's five volume print work. Includes all 1.25 million words, 500 images, and 1,800 musical examples from the updated paperback edition. Also provides links to relevant Grove Music Online articles. Please note: Access limited to two simultaneous users.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Research Guides Music,

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The full-text of The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music, plus updates and new entries, comprise this database. Digital Recordings in American Music (DRAM) is also available through a link from the Related Content tab. Part of Oxford Music Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Bibliographies contain the Get Text at UK link so you can check the University of Kentucky holdings for each entry. See the Get Text at UK FAQ for more information.

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Quick-reference coverage of a broad range of subjects. Brings together language and subject reference works from Oxford University Press into a single cross-searchable resource. Includes over 130 subject dictionaries covering everything from art to accountancy, politics to physics, and computing to classics as well as English dictionaries and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian. Quotations, 500+ full-color maps and flags, 12,000 images.

Oxford Reference Online is updated at least three times a year with new titles, new editions, and additional features.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, Reference Sources,

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Ready-reference book collection. Search or browse the Classics subject. Search within a book or search the whole database of Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides Classical Studies, E-Books Research Guide,

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Ready-reference book collection. Search or browse the Literature subject. Search within a book or search the whole database of Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, English Literature & Language, French & Italian Studies,

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Ready-reference book collection. Search or browse the Philosophy subject. Search within a book or search the whole database of Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, Philosophy & Religion,

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Ready-reference book collection. Search or browse the Religion subject section. Search within a book or search the whole database of Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, Philosophy & Religion,

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Ready-reference collection. Search or browse the Bilingual Dictionaries subject. Search within a book or search the whole database of Oxford Reference.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, English Literature & Language, French & Italian Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, Linguistics,

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E-books from Oxford Press. Coverage includes Biology, Business/Management, Classical Studies, Economics/Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Neuroscience, Physics, Palliative Care, Political Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health/Epidemiology, Religion, Social Work and Sociology titles.

For every chapter: search tags, abstracts, and full-text. Tags and abstracts are available for over 8,600 books, even if we haven't purchased the e-book. If you want the print edition, use the Get Text at UK button links to InfoKat or ILLiad. Bibliographies and notes are linked to e-journals and InfoKat.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Coverage 1963 - present

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide,

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Full-text access to political science titles published in Oxford Scholarship Online. Areas included:

  • American politics
  • Comparative politics
  • Democratization
  • Environmental politics
  • European Union
  • International relations
  • Political economy
  • Political theory
  • Reference
  • Russian politics

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

Coverage 1986 - present

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Research Guides E-Books Research Guide, Political Science,

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High-quality scholarly electronic texts and linguistic corpora (and any related resources) of long-term interest and use across the range of humanities disciplines.  Emphasis on literary and linguistic disciplines (including modern and ancient languages).  The Oxford Text Archive holds several thousand electronic texts and linguistic corpora, in a variety of languages. Its holdings include electronic editions of works by individual authors, standard reference works such as the Bible and mono-/bilingual dictionaries, and a range of language corpora. The Oxford Text Archive does not produce digital resources, and we rely upon deposits from the wider community as the primary source of high-quality materials.  

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Research Guides English Literature & Language,

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