The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.
The Observatory offers a unique service: an environmental scanning facility on higher education issues. The term 'borderless education' encompasses a broad range of activities and developments which cross (or have the potential to cross) the traditional borders of higher education, be they geographical, sectoral or conceptual. So, for example, the Observatory will track developments in areas such as e-learning, growth in private and corporate education, developing markets and international collaboration.
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
For over 100 years, the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC) has been meeting the needs of analytical scientists for confidence in analytical results through the development and validation of AOAC Official Methods. Today, AOAC is also meeting the need for fast and easy access to its Official Methods.
OnePetro is a unique library of technical documents and journal articles serving the oil and gas exploration and production industry. It contains journals and conference proceedings sourced from 18 publishing partners.
Open Book Publishers publish monographs and textbooks in the humanities and social sciences, and offer the academic excellence of a traditional press, with the speed, convenience and accessibility of digital publishing.
OpenEdition Journals is a platform for journals in the humanities and social sciences. Founded in 1999 under the name Revues.org, it now hosts more than 490 online publications. OpenEdition is developed by the Center for Open Electronic Publishing (Cléo), a public non-profit initiative supported by leading research institutions and whose main mission is the promotion of open access electronic publishing.
Opera in Video contains the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
Optics ImageBank enables users to browse and search across over 200,000 images from OSA’s core journals hosted on Optics InfoBase. This database features the ability to: View a full-size image of a figure ; Export images into PowerPoint or PDF files for classroom use ; Scroll through all of the images within the article ; Browse by related scientific images to discover related scientific articles across OSA's core titles. Related images are identified when the OCIS (Optics Classification and Indexing Scheme) codes of the source article match closely with OCIS codes of another article.
Orbis contains comprehensive information on companies worldwide. You can use it to research individual companies, search for companies with specific profiles, to analyse a group of companies and to export relevant company data into another package.
Owl Talks combines the PsycheVisual and Sexual Health Visual databases to form a collection of video and audio recordings of lectures, conference papers and seminar presentations in the fields of psychotherapy and sexual health. The content is based on a range of material from lecturers who are leaders in their respective fields. There are also regular live webinars from the Westmead Psychotherapy Group and STARTTS (the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors).
Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single gateway, users can access and cross-search Oxford’s acclaimed, regularly updated art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. In addition, users can search and access the Oxford Reference titles: Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Oxford Competition Law provides an invaluable suite of competition analysis, including Oxford University Press' key commentaries in EU competition law, fully linked with national case reports and source material. The service comprises enhanced online versions of Faull & Nikpay: The EC Law of Competition and Whish & Bailey on Competition Law, and substantive updates to Bellamy & Child: European Union Law of Competition. OCL includes full reports of cases decided from 2008 onwards, and decisions from 2004 onwards will be gradually added to increase the size of the archive.
Oxford Constitutions of the World contains regularly updated, fully-translated English-language versions of all of the world’s constitutions. The constitutions are accompanied by individual commentaries and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical constitutions, and amendment Acts/laws, and a collection of scholarly monographs.
Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked one-stop English language resource. It offers quick-search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on style, usage, grammar, and spelling; plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing. The Library has access to the Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionaries and related tools and resources.
Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked one-stop English language resource. It offers quick-search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on style, usage, grammar, and spelling; plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing. The Library has access to the Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries and related tools and resources.
Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked one-stop English language resource. The Library has access to the Unabridged Spanish / English bilingual dictionary, and the Spanish monolingual dictionary.
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 brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. The Library has access to these selected subject areas: History, Law, Music, Political Science, Philosophy and Ethics, Psychology
Oxford Historical Treaties (OHT) is home to the full text of Parry's Consolidated Treaty Series, the only comprehensive collection of treaties of all nations concluded from 1648 through 1919. Available via the Oxford Public International Law platform, OHT is cross-searchable with Oxford’s leading public international law resources and benefits from a modern, intuitive interface and sophisticated functionality.
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Since its original publication in print Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards. The full text is now available for the first time in an interactive digital format. The online version includes all 1.25 million words, 500 images, and 1,800 musical examples from the updated paperback edition with sophisticated search and browse functionality designed to maximize the dynamic possibilities of online reading and research.
Oxford International Organizations (OXIO) is a database of annotated documents pertaining to the law of international organizations. It provides practitioners, scholars, and students with instant access to classic as well as less familiar, but equally as important, materials on the law of international organizations. The database, with its expert analysis, allows researchers to search and browse across the full range of organizations enabling comparative research across a wide range of organizations.
Investment Claims is an indispensable specialist service providing researchers with access to a fully integrated and updated suite of arbitration awards and decisions, bilateral investment treaties, multilateral treaties, journal articles, monographs, and arbitration laws.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated as new content is commissioned. Encompassing over 5,000 A-Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines, Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone needing information and context on Islam.
Oxford Legal Research Library (OLRL) is a family of products from Oxford University Press, providing integrated access across collections of key law titles in a variety of subject areas. Each collection can be browsed and searched separately, or users with access to multiple products can choose to search them together via the OLRL family interface.
Oxford Medicine Online is an interconnected collection of online medical resources which cover every stage in a medical career, from medical students and junior doctors, to resources for senior doctors and consultants. The Library has access to selected collections within OMO.
Oxford Music Online is a gateway offering users the ability to search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone offering comprehensive coverage of music, musicians, music-making, and music scholarship. It includes updated versions of previous Grove publications as well as hundreds of articles commissioned specifically for the online edition. In addition, users can search and access the Oxford Reference titles: Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Oxford Reference is the home of Oxford’s quality reference publishing. The collection provides quality, up-to-date reference content at the click of a button. The University of Melbourne subscribes to selected titles from this large collection of materials.
Oxford Reports on International Law brings together decisions on public international law from international law courts, domestic courts, and ad hoc tribunals. It makes the full scope of international case law available in one place, accompanied by expert analysis. New cases are added daily.
Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press. The books are fully searchable and linked by the Oxford Law Citator.
This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. This is a component of ProQuest's Business Market Research Collection.
OzBiogs Features over 22,000 biographical and bibliographic entries for Australian artists. It is a compilation of three database resources (NATSIVAD, AustArt, ARTEX), plus additional biographical data sourced by Discovery Media.