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Oxford Reference Online Premium

Online access
Description
Oxford Reference Online Premium combines scholarly reference resources published by Oxford University Press, including subject speciality dictionaries, encyclopedias and in-depth companions. All subject areas are represented. It also offers excellent functionality, and a wide range of additional material such as maps, illustrations, and timelines.
Online access
Resource type
E-book collection
Coverage
Varies
Update frequency
Updated regularly
Access notes
Off-campus access restricted to current UFV students, faculty & staff
Simultaneous users
5 simultaneous users
Refworks compatible
No
RefWorks instructions
Where can I get this?
Yes
Title list
Print equivalents
Help
Accessibility
Persistent Links
Yes
Coursepacks
Yes
ELN partner libraries may incorporate portions of ORO into printed course packs for use by Authorized Users in a course of instruction at their educational institution. Each portion of the Licensed Works used in this manner should be identified with an appropriate acknowledgment of the source, listing the title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and "Oxford University Press" as the publisher.
Classroom Handouts
Yes
Distribute single copies of portions of the Licensed Works to other Authorized Users
Learning Management Systems
Yes
Access and use the Licensed Works throughout the Term by means of a Secure Network for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study;
E-reserves
Yes
ELN partner libraries may incorporate portions of ORO into electronic reserves collections for use by Authorized Users in a course of instruction at their educational institution. Each portion of the Licensed Works used in this manner should be identified with an appropriate acknowledgment of the source, listing the title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, and "Oxford University Press" as the publisher. Copies of such extracts must be deleted by the Subscriber or Authorized User when the extracts are no longer being used in the course of instruction.
ILL
No
Oxford University Press prohibits the use of ORO for the fulfillment of interlibrary loan requests.
Terms notes
Subjects
*All Subjects (Interdisciplinary), Art History, Biography, English Language & Literature, History, Language Studies, Reference Sources, Visual Arts
Pricing model
Both Subscription and Purchased Titles Included
Consortium
ELN
Vendor/publisher
Oxford University Press
Content provider
Allows distance ed
Allows downloads
Misc notes