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  • Provides an online collection of reference e-books. The collection covers a wide variety of subject matters, such as English literature, history, biography, literature, medicine, health, sociology, and education.

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  • The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is the guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. The Historical Thesaurus is a taxonomic arrangement of the contents of the OED.

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  • Provides authoritative, up-to-date translations in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and Chinese with audio pronunciations by native speakers.  (Limited to 1 simultaneous user.)

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  • Cross-searchable online database of Oxford University Press subject dictionaries and reference works. Each topical division contains the searchable version of the latest edition of published dictionaries and encyclopedias. (Restricted to 5 simultaneous users.)

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