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Description:

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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Resource Types Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

Research Guides Business, Economics, Foreign Affairs

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Description:

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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Resource Types Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

Research Guides Business, Countries, Economics,

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Description:

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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Resource Types Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

Research Guides Countries, Economics, Reference Sources,

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Description:

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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OECD publications available on other platforms include

See also Health Policy and Data.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Resource Types E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Statistical Dataset 

Research Guides Countries, Economics, Foreign Affairs,

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Description:

Provides the recent research, analyses, forecasts, policy reviews and statistics produced by OECD. Covers macroeconomics; economic and industrial policies; and work in areas as such as employment, education, environment, trade, science and technology, aid and development, fiscal affairs, energy, agriculture, urban studies, and economies in transition. Includes journals, annuals, outlooks, and working and policy papers.

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Vendor Name Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Coverage June 2001 - present

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Statistical Dataset 

Research Guides Business, Countries, Economics,

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Description:

Provides a set of indicators that reflect the level and structure of the efforts undertaken by OECD Member countries and selected non-member economies in the fields of science and technology from 1981 onwards. Indicators cover resources devoted to research and development, patent families, technology balance of payments and international trade in highly R&D-intensive industries.

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Vendor Name OECD

Coverage 1981 - present

Update Frquency semiannual

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Resource Types Statistical Dataset 

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Description:

Covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. Also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The system does NOT contain press releases, UN sales publications, the United Nations Treaty Series or information brochures issued by the Department of Public Information. A Japanese donation of more than 30,000 digitized documents has been added to the ODS.

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Vendor Name United Nations

Coverage 1993 (with older additions) - present; resolutions: 1946 - present

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Additional information.

Resource Types Government Publication 

Research Guides Geography, History, International Resources, Law, Political Science,

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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

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Research Guides English Literature & Language, Reference Sources,

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Description:

Coverage of experimental and clinical literature focusing on mechanisms of oncogenes and growth factors. Major areas of coverage include, oncogenes, viral oncogenes, growth factors, tyrosine kinase activity, serine-threonine kinase activity, serine, and threonine kinases.

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Part of the ProQuest SciTech Collection database.

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Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage June 1989 - present

Update Frquency monthly

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Research Guides Biology, Cancer,

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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

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Reference Tool 

Research Guides Biology, Biopharmaceutical Engineering,

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Description:

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Selected Academic Website 

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Description:

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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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Book(s),  Government Publication,  Key Database(s),  Reference Tool,  Statistical Dataset 

Research Guides Reference Sources,

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Description:

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

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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Description:

Provides access to databases and scores of E-Books. Individual entries for each database are available via the Electronic Resources search on the Libraries' website. These databases cover agriculture, biology, geology, pharmacy, philosophy, and mental measurements.

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Vendor Name OvidSP

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Description:

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.

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Image Collection,  Reference Tool 

Research Guides Art, Reference Sources,

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Description:

Bibliographic "topic guides" to selected resources.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

Research Guides Education / Kinesiology / Health Promotion,

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Description:

Bibliographic "topic guide" to selected resources in Islamic Studies. Provides an introduction to the specialized literature on major and minor topics. Selected scholars have produced a reference guide to what they consider the most important and significant sources. The guide features a selective list of bibliographic citations supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult. Also includes an editorial commentary to show how the cited sources are interrelated. The citations link to the sources in the UK Libraries' Get Text resource, to Google book summaries, and to WorldCat.org. All articles receive multiple peer reviews and editorial board vetting. Articles are regularly updated by their authors. In addition to updated articles, new topic guides are added on a regular schedule to expand the scope and extent of each subject.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides Islamic Studies, Philosophy & Religion,

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Description:

Bibliographic "topic guides" to selected resources in Philosophy. Provides an introduction to the specialized literature on major and minor topics within Philosophy.

Selected scholars have produced a resource guide to what they consider the most important and significant sources in Islamic Studies. The guide feature a selective list of bibliographic citations supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult. Each topic guide has an editorial commentary to show how the cited sources are interrelated. The citations link to the sources in the UK Libraries' Get Text resource, to Google book summaries, and to WorldCat.org. All articles receive multiple peer reviews and editorial board vetting. Articles are regularly updated by their authors. In addition to updated articles, new topic guides are added on a regular schedule to expand the scope and extent of this bibliography.

Part of Oxford Bibliographies Online, which also includes a subject module covering Islamic Studies. Both Islamic Studies and Philosophy can be searched simultaneously at Oxford Bibliographies Online.

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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Research Guides Philosophy & Religion,

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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.

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Description:

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.

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Image Collection,  Reference Tool 

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

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.

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Description:

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Key Database(s),  Reference Tool 

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

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Description:

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

Resource Types E-Book(s) 

Research Guides Music,

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Description:

Free discovery service for searching across Oxford’s digital academic content. This search portal draws on scholarship from Oxford and its partners, providing references from journal articles to scholarly monographs. Contains a cross-searchable set of nearly a quarter of a million “index cards,” each representing a single article, chapter, journal, or book. Index pages display pertinent information (including abstracts and keywords) about an item. Provides links to resources that will be available if UK subscribes to the item. Those not included in UK's subscriptions may be available in InfoKat or can be requested via Interlibrary Loan.

Includes indexing of:

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Vendor Name Oxford University Press

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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.

Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

Research Guides Music, Reference Sources,

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Description:

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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Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  E-Book(s),  Key Database(s),  Reference Tool 

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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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Resource Types E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 

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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Resource Types E-Book(s) 

Research Guides E-Books Research Guide,

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Description:

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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Description:

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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Resource Types E-Book(s) 

Research Guides English Literature & Language,

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