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Continually updated information on skill requirements and occupational characteristics. Source of descriptors, with ratings of importance, level, frequency or extent, for more than 950 occupations. Replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Labor

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Research Guides U.S. Federal Government Research

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Continually updated information on skill requirements and occupational characteristics. Source of descriptors, with ratings of importance, level, frequency or extent, for more than 950 occupations. Replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

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Vendor Name U.S. Department of Labor

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Research Guides U.S. Federal Government Research,

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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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Comprised of a general assessment, a series of short reviews on each OECD member country, some reviews on key non-member economies, a set of thematic chapters focusing on topical economic issues, and a statistical annex which provides a set of macroeconomic data for the OECD member countries. Available through OECD iLibrary.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Coverage 1998 - present

Update Frquency semiannual

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Research Guides Business, Economics, Foreign Affairs,

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In-depth reviews of OECD member countries' economies and selected non-member countries. A minimum 18 surveys are issued during a calendar year. Each issue provides an analysis of developments in the subject country, special reports on topics of current interest, and extensive statistical information.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Coverage 1961 - present

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Research Guides Business, Countries, Economics,

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Statistical annual showing a range of key statistics for OECD member countries and major additional countries. For each indicator presented, there is explanatory text including a definition, explanation of long-term trends, and references; a table showing the indicator over a significant time span for all countries covered, and graphics showing the key messages contained in the data. Under each table is a link to an Excel spreadsheet enabling the user to access the data. Part of the OECD Statistics Collection.

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Vendor Name OECD

Coverage 2005 - present

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Research Guides Countries, Economics, Reference Sources,

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Provides the most recent statistics on the short-term evolution of the major components of the labour force and employment by sector. It includes a set of Standardised Unemployment Rates (SUR) by gender and broad age groups and total population figures. For some series, country groupings for OECD-Total, Euro area and EU15, are also provided.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Coverage 1997 - 2004

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Research Guides Economics, Geography,

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Description:

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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Description: Database of human genes and genetic disorders developed by staff at Johns Hopkins and hosted on the Web on PubMed.

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Vendor Name National Center for Biotechnology Information

Research Guides Biology, Biopharmaceutical Engineering,

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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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Uses your UK (linkblue) email address to provide mobile access to Gale Cengage Learning resources to which UK subscribes. For Android and iPhone.

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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

Update Frquency thrice per year

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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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For information on searching the OED, consult its Quick Reference Guide.

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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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

Update Frquency at least three times annually

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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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