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Title/Provider Brief Information
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context; Gale/Cengage

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

arts and humanities; general subjects; reference tools; social sciences more

OT Search; AOTA

Occupational therapy database from the American Occupational Therapy Association. 

occupational therapy;
health sciences

OverDrive - Downloadable Audio and Electronic Books

24/7 access to Salem State and NOBLE library consoritum's digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks available for downloading and streaming.

audio books; e-books more

Ovid; Ovid

Search system offering access to nursing journals published by Lippincott and a variety of nursing e-books.

nursing journals and books;
health sciences

Oxford African American Studies Center; OUP

The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.

reference tool; social sciences; arts and humanities more

Oxford Art Online; Oxford University Press

Oxford Art Online, formerly known as Grove Art, provides web access to the entire text of The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms, and Grove Art Online. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.

encyclopedia; reference tools; art more

Oxford Bibliographies; OUP

Bibliographies providing a pathway to the most accurate and reliable resources for a variety of academic topics. Every article serves as an authoritative guide to the current scholarship, written and reviewed by academic experts, with original commentary and annotations. Collection contains: Atlantic History, Childhood Studies, Cinema and Media Studies, Ecology, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Renaissance and Reformation, and Social Work.

arts and humanities; reference tools; social sciences more

Oxford English Dictionary; OUP

The Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. Entries contain detailed etymological analysis, and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world. Updated quarterly.

language and literature;
arts and sciences;
reference tools

Oxford Handbooks Online; OUP

This resource covers two recently published (2017) criminal justice handbooks.

criminal justice; social sciences  

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace; OUP

Online version of the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace.

philosophy; arts and humanities; social sciences more

Oxford Journals Online; OUP

An online collection of over 200 online journals published by Oxford University Press. Includes Oxford Journal Archive for the humanities and social sciences.

e-journals; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Oxford Music Online; Oxford University Press

Oxford Music Online, formerly known as Grove Music, is an integrated music resource on the web, including the full text of The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and Grove Music Online. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.

encyclopedia; reference tools; music more

Oxford Reference Collection; OUP

A collection containing over 120 dictionaries and reference titles covering a broad spectrum of subjects from general reference and language to science and medicine, and from humanities and social sciences to business and professional. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.

reference tools more

Oxford Scholarship Online; Oxford University Press

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is an online library offering access to thousands of academic works from the celebrated scholary list of Oxford University Press. OSO covers subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; social sciences; sciences more

OxResearch (Business Market Research); Proquest

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.

economics; political science; social sciences more