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Name Subject Area Best Bets Description
OCLC FirstSearch electronic collections online N/A A searchable database of a growing collection of journals in a variety of subject areas. Searching across multiple journals and browsing within journals is possible. Bibliographic information is available for all journal issues. Full-text articles, including original text and image content, are available for issues included in the institution subscription.
OECD iLibrary
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Education
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SourceOECD is the publications portal of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and consists of sections that include Books and Reports by Theme, Periodicals, reference titles, and Statistical databases. To access SourceOECD users have to subscribe to the portal on an annual basis. OECD, based in Paris, France, is a forum permitting governments of industrialized democracies to study and formulate policies in all economic and social spheres.
OmniFile Full Text Select
  • Education
  • General & Multidisciplinary
N/A Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select is a multidisciplinary, full text article database, with accompanying indexing and abstracts. Content from over 3,000 publications is selectively compiled from numerous Wilson Full Text periodical databases including coverage for Art, Applied Science & Technology, Biological & Agricultural, Education, General Science, Humanities, Library Literature & Information Science, Readers' Guide, Social Sciences, Business Full Text and Index to Legal Periodicals & Books.
Online Mendelian inheritance in man
  • Health & Medicine
N/A A catalog of human genes and genetic disorders.
Optics InfoBase (Optical Society of America)
  • Computers and Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Engineering
N/A Features the Optical Society of America (OSA) publications, the world's leading publisher of optics information, based in Washington, D.C.
Orchestral Music Online
  • Music
N/A Orchestral Music Online is the most recent iteration of David Daniels's classic repertoire reference work used by conductors, orchestras, musicians, and musicologists throughout the world. This new online version, based on the fourth edition of the printed reference work Orchestral Music: A Handbook (2005, Scarecrow Press), provides greater and easier access to more information on composers and works.
OSHA Regulations N/A OSHA maintains this website of the 29 CFR standards. Word and phrase searching is available in these regulations. Also listed are links to parts of the regulations.
OVID Database Gateway N/A The OVID database gateway has access to Journals@OVID Full Text, HaPI, Mental Measurements Yearbook, Current Contents and more.
Oxford African American Studies Center
  • Social Sciences
N/A The Oxford African American Studies Center is a comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • General & Multidisciplinary
N/A Oxford DNB provides 50,000 specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. Search options, extensive internal cross-referencing, access to articles from the original DNB, and navigation by themes combine with rigorous research and scholarship to make the Oxford DNB an important reference site.
Oxford English Dictionary
  • Language and Literature
  • General & Multidisciplinary
N/A Electronic version of: Oxford English dictionary, 2nd ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Oxford music online
  • Music
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Includes the full text with ongoing updates of The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, 2nd ed., The new Grove dictionary of opera, and The new Grove dictionary of jazz, 2nd ed. Access is limited to three simultaneous users.
Oxford reference online. Premium
  • Philosophy
  • Language and Literature
  • Law
  • General & Multidisciplinary
  • Greek & Latin
  • Science, General
N/A Multi-part database of the online versions of seminal Oxford University Press texts. Main screen contains quick search capability. Each topical division contains the searchable version of the latest edition of published dictionaries and encyclopedias. Online texts will be updated after new editions of the print monographs are published.
OECD N/A SourceOECD is the publications portal of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and consists of sections that include Books and Reports by Theme, Periodicals, reference titles, and Statistical databases. To access SourceOECD users have to subscribe to the portal on an annual basis. OECD, based in Paris, France, is a forum permitting governments of industrialized democracies to study and formulate policies in all economic and social spheres.
OED Online N/A Electronic version of: Oxford English dictionary, 2nd ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center N/A Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering todays hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development N/A SourceOECD is the publications portal of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and consists of sections that include Books and Reports by Theme, Periodicals, reference titles, and Statistical databases. To access SourceOECD users have to subscribe to the portal on an annual basis. OECD, based in Paris, France, is a forum permitting governments of industrialized democracies to study and formulate policies in all economic and social spheres.