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OAIster
  • Description: OAIster, which gets its name from Open Archives Initiative, includes such items as digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets (e.g., downloadable statistics files). It includes resources that are often hidden from search engines knows as the "deep web" and is searchable by entire text, title, author/creator, subject, and language. OAIster includes more than 25 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.
Ohio Capitol Connection
  • Description: Ohio Capitol Connection provides information on the actions and activities of the Ohio legislature and state government, including the complete texts of bills, amendments, and analyses; opinions and decisions; proposed rules and policies; meeting agendas and results of a number of state departments and agencies. It updates the status of bills daily and reports daily on the actions of each standing legislative committee.
OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository
  • Description: OhioLINK Finding Aid Repository allows researchers to search finding aids across institutions to locate archival materials and primary sources across the state. The EAD Finding Aid Creation Tool and OhioLINK Repository (EAD FACTORy) will help archivists ensure broad-based access to archival collections and local history collections by providing a solution for institutions wishing to create and deliver finding aids according to the Encoded Archival Description standard. Finding aids are descriptive tools that come in a variety of formats and levels of detail that describe the contents of archival or manuscript collections. EAD is an international standard for encoding archival finding aids, making them standardized in structure as well as more predictably searchable in collaborative electronic repository environments.
OhioLINK Music Center
  • Description: The 78,000+ tracks, 21,000+ works can be searched or browsed by track, title, performer, album, composer and date of composition. Flash player is required. Access to the music files is restricted to the students, faculty and staff of OhioLINK member institutions.
Old Testament Abstracts
  • Description: Old Testament Abstracts is a product of a partnership between American Theological Library Association and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Abstracts from over 450 journals are included. All abstracts are in English, regardless of the language of the original work. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology and much more.
  • Coverage: 1978-
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
  • Description: Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Thomson Gale imprints, Opposing Viewpoints in Context brings together all the information that’s needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.
Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, The
  • Description: This dictionary contains recent terms and concepts in philosophy and 500 biographies of famous and influential philosophers.
Oxford English Dictionary
  • Description: Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It 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. The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet. The online OED corresponds to the Second Edition (20 volumes in print).
Oxford Reference Online
  • Description: Full text of 175+ dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press.
Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Description: Oxford Scholarship Online offers quick and easy access to the full text of 2,557 Oxford books and adds at least 400 new and recently-published books each year. The topics include: Biology, Business and Management, Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Social Work.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Biology
  • Description: This databases includes full-text books in the fields of ecology, conservation biology, physiology, animal biology, marine biology and plant science.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Business and Management
  • Description: Drawing on the foundation disciplines of business and management, this database includes full-text books by economists, sociologists, psychologists, political scientists and historians, as well as business academics.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Classical Studies
  • Description: This database includes full-text essential scholarly works by leading classical scholars on Greek and Latin literature and culture, and Ancient History.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Economics and Finances
  • Description: This database includes full-text books from classic thinkers to twentieth-century Nobel Prize winners, including works by A. B. Atkinson, John Campbell, Partha Dasgupta, Peter A. Hall, John Kay and Amartya Sen.
Oxford Scholarship Online: History
  • Description: This database includes full-text books about late antiquity to the latter decades of the twentieth century ranging from the most focused regional histories to the broadest transnational studies.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Literature
  • Description: This database includes full-text literary works from the perspective of Medieval history to all-but Contemporary times with a powerful grouping in the Renaissance/Early Modern literature.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Mathematics
  • Description: This database includes full-text books from pure mathematics to the many applications of mathematics and statistics.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Music
  • Description: This database includes full-text books from across the diversity of music scholarship, covering significant titles in musicology and music history, ethnomusicology, and music theory.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Philosophy
  • Description: This database includes full-text of outstanding original work across all areas of contemporary philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Physics
  • Description: This database includes full-text physics books from such sub-disciplines as condensed matter physics, atomic, molecular and optical physics, particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology, and theoretical, computational, and statistical physics.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Political Science
  • Description: This database includes full-text outstanding original work across many of the key areas of the discipline, from Comparative Politics to Political Theory, International Relations to European Union Studies.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Psychology
  • Description: This database includes full-text titles in the core areas of cognitive research and social psychology.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Religion
  • Description: This database includes full-text titles in religion and theology by such authors as David Brown, Henry Chadwick, Owen Chadwick, Mary Douglas, Michael Fishbane, Steven Heine, Philip Jenkins, Gerald O'Collins, Jerome Murphy O'Connor and Mark Sedwick.