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OED (Oxford English Dictionary)

The OED Online contains the complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition, first published in 1989, together with its 3-volume Additions Series, published in 1993 (volumes 1 and 2) and 1997 (volume 3).

Oral History Online

Aims to index all the important oral histories available either on the Web or hidden away in archives, in English, all around the world, linking to full text, audio, and video whenever available.

Oxford Art Online

A comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Hinduism

The study of Hinduism is diverse—it combines religion, philosophy, history, and textual studies, as well as informing a variety of comparative studies. Oxford Bibliographies in Hinduism offers a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field.

Oxford Companion to the Book

The Oxford Companion to the Book is a unique work of reference, covering the book, broadly conceived, throughout the world from ancient to modern times.

Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

Covers all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era.

Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought


Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece & Rome


Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare & Military Technology


Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

Provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Music of India


Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Captures the experiences of women throughout history. Contains over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies

Oxford History of Western Music Online

The Oxford History of Western Music contains the full text from the five-volume 2009 paperback edition complete with notes, bibliographies, and further readings for each of the 69 chapters, numerous illustrations, and 1,800 musical examples.

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

Provides both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems.  Covers legal history from ancient to modern times.

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace


Oxford Music Online

Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,second edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition.