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Occupational Health and Safety Information Service

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Description

A full-text collection of over 23,000 documents in the field of occupational and environmental health and safety.

Coverage

Daily updates on current regulations, standards, guidance, and best practise documents in the area of occupational health and safety.

Publisher

IHS Technical Indexes

 

 

The Old Bailey Online

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Description

A database of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.

Coverage

1674 - 1913

Publisher

University of Hertfordshire

 

 

 

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) iLibrary *

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Description

Access to the full text of some of the OECD publications including working papers, statistics, journals, and books.

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Publisher

OECD

 

 

OSIRIS

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Description

Information on listed companies around the world, including banks and insurance companies. Includes details of company accounts and key financials for the last 10 years (where available). Also contains details of ownership, subsidiaries, ratings, and news.

In addition to generating detailed reports on companies, Osiris can produce company/sector comparisons and can search using a wide range of criteria including geographic location, size, directors etc.

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Publisher

Bureau Van Dijk

 

 

OTseeker

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Description

This free resource, developed by a group of Australian occupational therapists, provides abstracts of systematics reviews and randomised controlled trials in the field of occupational therapy. As of March 2010 it covered 1,570 systematic reviews and 5,100 randomised controlled trials. Articles were sourced from over 1,000 journals, although it is likely that most of these are also covered by other health and medical databases.

Coverage

2002 onwards.

 

 

 

 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography *

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Description

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is an illustrated collection of over 56,000 biographies of people who shaped all aspects of Britain’s past, from the 4th Century to the 21st Century. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography provides accurate, concise, and readable articles on noteworthy people from all walks of life. Entries offer detailed and extensive biographical information drawn from primary and secondary sources, and range from a few dozen to 35,000 words in length.

Coverage

Coverage from earliest times to 2004

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Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

 

 

Oxford English Dictionary Online

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Description

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Coverage

Updated quarterly

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

Oxford Handbooks Online - Psychology

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Description

This is a collection of 167 eBooks representing all of psychology’s principal subfields which you can browse, read on screen, or download. Content is accessible via the library search as well as being searchable within the database.

Guides

How to use Oxford Handbooks Online

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

Oxford History of Western Music

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Description

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. It 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.

Guide

Online Tour

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

 

Oxford Scholarship Online *

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Description

This is an e-book selected collection which you can browse, read on screen, or download. Titles we own are accessible via the library search as well as being searchable within the database.

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

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