Oxford English Dictionary
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Description: Regarded as the most authoritative & comprehensive English language dictionary in the world. Includes information on the English language, its history, & the social, cultural, and political influences that have shaped the language through the centuries.
Dates Covered: 1928-present
Types of Coverage: Full Text
Source List: Not Available
Frequency of Updates: Varies
Subjects Covered: All subjects, dictionaries, English, literature, general indexes (all subjects), languages, literature, multidisciplinary, databases (all subjects); renaissance studies
Types of Items: Definitions, word origins, and quotations showing their range of meanings from the time they entered the language to the present
Number of Items: As of 01/01/04: over half a million words, and over 2.5 million quotations
Vendor: Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us/
Publisher: Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us/
Other Information
Related Resources: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Additional Assistance/Help: Help button located in the bottom right of the interface screen.
Number of Users: 1
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Special Features: Advance Search link at the bottom of the interface screen, allows you to search for words in a specific section (quotation,subject, full text, etc) along with setting limitations such as: order of operations, part of speech, and case sensitve
Library Location: 1st Floor: Reference
Call Number: PE1625 .O87 1989
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