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Discover a world of published academic research at your local library, some in full text, some as abstracts.

Encyclopedia Britannica Library

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Britannica Junior

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Britannica Student

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Britannica Adult

Part of the Encyclopedia Britannica LibraryAdvanced level content for older students and adults.

Oxford English Dictionary Online

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English.

Oxford Languages

A single destination for users to explore the language of today.

Oxford Premium Reference Collection

The world's most trusted reference collection comprising of 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. 

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