Oxford Reference

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A collection of online dictionaries and encyclopedias on a wide variety of topics.
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Oxford Reference - Technical Questions
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This resource is Oxford University Press' (OUP) platform for their online reference works such as subject overviews, dictionaries, quotations, etc.

Laurier Library provides access to a selection of purchased and subscribed titles on this platform, some through OCUL and some not. This includes what used to be called "Digital Reference Shelf" titles as well as their "Premium Collection".

Alternate titles:
  • ORO
  • Oxford Reference Online