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Oxford Reference Online (Premium) contains the searchable (and cross-searchable) full texts of standard Oxford University Press reference works. The suite includes English dictionaries and Thesauruses, English Language Reference books, bilingual dictionaries, quotations, maps and illustrations, timelines and subject Reference sources in:Art & Architecture, Biological Sciences, Classics, Computing, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Economics & Business, Food & Drink, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Military History, Mythology & Folklore, Names & Places, Natural History, Performing Arts, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Politics & Social Sciences, Prehistory, Religion & Philosophy, Science.
Among the titles available are:The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, Encyclopedia of Africa, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations, A Dictionary of Physics, A Dictionary of Genetics, The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy, and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance.

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