Comments or Suggestions Library Databases
OAIster (pronounced oyster), from the Open Archives Initiative, provides links to difficult-to-locate electronic scholarly resources such as books, articles, technical reports, preprints, white papers, images of paintings, movies, and audio files of speeches. In some cases the records are only descriptions and do not contain the full text, or access to the full text is restricted to subscribers. The index includes more than 23 million records from more than 1,100 institutions.
odesi is a web-based tool for data exploration, extraction and analysis. It searches for survey questions (variables) across thousands of datasets held in a growing number of collections, and supports basic tabulation and analysis online. As well, it contains a digital repository for social science data the core of which is Statistics Canada's public-use survey data.
ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards.
The Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence provides chronological indexes, case studies, analytical contributions on socio-political violence in a given country, a glossary of the terms most often used in genocide studies, as well as theoretical papers written by the most representative authors in the field.
This site is a gateway to a number of digitization projects, including the Million Book Project, the original goal of which is to digitize a million books by the year 2005. Each item is available as an image (TIF, PDF) or plain text, and items are retrievable by author, title, or subject, date, etc. (Note: the site's search utilities currently give access only to the catalogue records, not to the full texts of the documents themselves.)
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Open Book Publishers is a non-profit organisation which is committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world.

OpenDOAR provides a listing of open access repositories around the world.

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OpenEdition offers a vast catalogue of academic publications in the humanities and social sciences.
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A collection of 1,960 Italian vernacular literary texts, most composed prior to 1375.
Abstracts of articles from about 42 scholarly orthodontics journals.
This ongoing digitization project for Alberta includes a diverse range of materials on governmental and community history, biography, culture, and business. Much of the material is of research value for the Prairie Provinces and the West in general.
This is a fully searchable collection of page images of copyright cleared Canadian local histories. The collection includes 5,500 digital texts.
OBO is an innovative resource designed to help students and scholars find reliable sources, and offers guidance to relevant introductory materials. It provides an introduction to the specialized literature on major and minor topics in different subject areas, and directs the user to the right chapter, book, website, archive, or data set they need for their research.
A complete index to the Oxford Dictionary of National [i.e. English] Biography, which is not held in the University of Winnipeg Library. The entries are brief, showing for each subject only the name, dates, and field of activity.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO), is a collection of handbooks published by Oxford University Press in 14 subject areas.
Oxford Journals Online contains the searchable, full text of 180 journals in the areas of medicine, life sciences, mathematics and physical sciences, law, humanities, and social sciences.

The University of Winnipeg has also acquired the Oxford Journals Digital Archive. This provides access from the first issue to the most current for nearly 140 of theses journal titles.
Oxford Reference Online (ORO) consists of more than 175 full-text Oxford Reference titles and provides wide coverage of topics in the arts and sciences. This collection includes language and subject dictionaries, thesauri, companions and encyclopedias.