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Using e-Books

Using Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online is a database of encyclopedias and dictionaries. You can find topics in it by exploring by subject area or by using the search box in the top right corner. You will then get list of books that contain information related to your search. Select a book to view the entry (article). See the screenshot below for more details: 

screenshot for Oxford Reference entry

Major sections of each entry: 

1. Search box. 

2. Entry (article) title and source information. You can also click the title of the book to open it and search through it further. 

3. Entry text (article). In this case it is a brief definition of the term.

4. Tools for downloading, printing, saving, linking, and more. 


Linking to Oxford Reference Online Entries

See the link to the guide below for details on how to create persistent links to Oxford Reference Online entries: 

Linking to Library Resources in Canvas:

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