Oxford Reference Online Update from Oxford University Press
We are pleased to announce that the October update to Oxford Reference Online is now available at www.oxfordreference.com.
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7 new titles have been added in this update:
The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
An indispensable biographical and critical guide to American art from colonial times to the present day, including essential overviews and descriptions of major American styles, movements, techniques, landmarks, events, and institutions.
The Oxford Companion to Black British History
Newly published and ground-breaking, this is the first ever reference book to explore the long and fascinating history of black people in the British Isles from Roman times to the present day.
A Dictionary of Law Enforcement
This unique dictionary provides clear definitions of legal and specialist UK law enforcement terms, focussing on forensic pathology and medicine, ballistics, financial investigation, forensic computing, criminology, and psychology.
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
This wide ranging, inter-disciplinary resource covers a broad spectrum of environmental concerns, embracing science, politics, economics, philosophy, and history. It contains entries on current hot topics such as Antartica, Gaia hypothosis, genetic engineering, Kyto Protocol, and the United Nations Conference on Environmental Development.
The Oxford Companion to Irish History
A scholarly yet entertaining companion to Irish history offering an authoritative and comprehensive guide to all aspects of Ireland's past, from prehistoric times to the present day, including analytical essays on Catholicism, Reformation, agriculture, and women.
The Oxford Companion to Scottish History
From the Picts to the Parliament and from the Clearances to curling, this is the definitive guide to twenty centuries of life in Scotland, covering archaeology, architecture, climate, and languages, as well as historical movements, events and people.
The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia
A pioneering reference work, this comprehensive and scholarly publication examines the High Court of Australia's public work, the Court's role in Australian law, politics and society, and the Court's inner workings, providing scope far beyond the professional concerns of legal practice.
Subscribers also benefit from 4 new editions:
• The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature
• The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics
• The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations
• A Dictionary of Astronomy
The next step towards linking together all the biographical entries is included in this update, with 5,000+ new links added. As well as linking entries within Oxford Reference Online, subscribers will also benefit from links to biographies in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, and the American National Biography Online*. This is an ongoing programme, so thousands more links will be added in forthcoming updates!
In addition, entries for the chemical elements have now been linked together, and you can click through to their description from the interactive Periodic Table in the Dictionary of Chemistry, making it easier to navigate between core chemistry content.
*For mutual subscribers only
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Oxford Digital Reference Shelf – Special Offer!
Savings of almost 60% on a choice of 2 special collections of prestigious reference works in both print and e-reference format – until 31 December 2007!
We are offering libraries the chance to purchase the print and e-reference editions of collections of titles in History and Performing Arts at a very special price.
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