Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past; traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Provides access to several resources in the subject of Science. They may be searched together or by specific title. Titles include: A Dictionary of Biology, A Dictionary of Chemistry, The Oxford Companion to Medicine, A Dictionary of Physics, and The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine.
Quality reference resources from across the social sciences and humanities, including Blackwell Companions and Handbooks, and reference materials such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and concise companions.
(Oxford Reference Online) Features concise entries providing essential information on a range of subjects, including world affairs, science and technology, the arts, modern and ancient history, religion, sports, and popular culture.
Features 850 articles addressing topics in K-12 and higher education, policy and legislation, educational organizations, learning and instruction, out-of-school influences, teacher preparation, and testing. There are also 121 biographies of education figures.