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1 Welcome to a guided tour of Oxford Reference. Please click the forward arrows to advance to the next section or click on a topic in the left-hand table of contents to skip ahead. Revisit the previous section by clicking the back arrow. Next Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information

2 The newly relaunched Oxford Reference brings together 2 million+ entries into a single cross-searchable resource. With a brand new look and feel specifically designed to meet the needs of users, Oxford Reference provides quality, up-to-date content at the click of a button. Oxford Reference is made up of two main collections, both fully integrated and cross-searchable: o Oxford Quick Reference: 125+ core academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries providing carefully vetted, quick results that users can trust Updated monthly alongside 3 major released a year adding new titles and updated editions Collection available by annual subscription to individuals and by annual subscription or purchase to institutions worldwide o Oxford Reference Library: Pick and mix from 180+ in-depth and specialist titles from Oxfords award-winning Encyclopedias and Companions and a critical selection of partner publishers specialist scholarly works New titles added and available for purchase throughout the year Available to purchase in perpetuity by institutions on a title- by-title basis Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information

3 Welcome Key Features o Overview pages: 300,000+ free pages defining unique terms coupled with smart linking o 270+ FREE Timelines organized by time period, area, and theme, linked to free entries in Oxford Reference o NEW, ONLINE-EXCLUSIVE quotations title: Oxford Essential Quotations o Library widget: choose whether to see results from all of Oxford Reference or only full text entries available via your library o Customization: save research journeys, favorite titles, and entries, saving valuable research time o Share content with integrated tools including social bookmarking, , and citation export o Discoverability: MARC 21 records available at title level, OpenURL-compliant, and fully linked to the Oxford Index site to increase discoverability and usage of library resourcesOxford Index o Illustrations: Many illustrated entries and articles, including color photographs, line diagrams, maps, flags, and tables Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information

4 Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information Featured content will update regularly with new images, videos, and content Check out facts and quotations of the day & sign up to the RSS feed Updates are available in the News area and as an RSS feed Browse by Subject or Reference Type

5 Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information Sign into your My Work profile to personalize your site experience My Work lets you: 1)Save entries, timelines, images, and more, with personalized tags for easy organization 2)Save searches to run again after frequent site updates 3)Set time-saving search preferences

6 View more or fewer details about each result Each result includes title, subject, reference type, current version date, and length Search within results Filter results by 1.Reference type 2.Subject 3.Content set 4.Illustrations Tab between entry and book results Sort results by title, author, date, or length Browse new and featured entries and books in the subject carousel Print, , share, or change the size of the text Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information Browse right into content from any page in Oxford Reference 1.The default view of results is to see everything in Oxford Reference – entries marked with padlocks are outside your subscription and do not contain full text 2.To see only the full text entries you have access to, click Show full content available provided by library

7 Specify Reference Type Welcome Search and Filter Content (Adv Search) Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information The Advanced Search lets you search specific parts of the entries in nuanced and sophisticated ways Advanced Search is available as a link from any page in Oxford Reference Search within: Full text Headings Bibliographies Captions Book titles Entry titles Author surnames Editors Editor surnames Contributors Contributor surnames ISBNs Subjects Persons Person surnames in any relationship and combination

8 romanticism Sort results by relevance, title, author, date, or length Print, , share, or change the size of the text View more or fewer details about each result Filter results by 1.Reference type 2.Subject & sub-discipline 3.Content set 4.Illustrations Search within results Narrow results to full- text only Tab between entry and book results or adjust your search term(s) Each result includes title, subject, reference type, current version date, and length Welcome Search and Filter Content (Quick Search) Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information For each unique term in Oxford Reference, an Overview will offer a summary definition and links to all relevant entries and other related content Quick Search is available from every page and runs a full-text search across the full contents of Oxford Reference

9 Each Overview includes a summary definition to provide context to the search term A list of entries relevant to the search term from a variety of titles across Oxford Reference let you find more about the topic Expand your research journey by selecting similarly- phrased Overviews Or expand your research journey by following the links to related Overviews Find other Overviews within the same subject Print, save, , cite, share, or change the text size of the Overview Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information All 300,000+ Overviews are free and outside of the subscriber wall, making them easy and practical ways to discover Oxford Reference from your favorite search tool

10 Print, save, , cite, share, or change the text size of an Entry Book title, publisher, ISBNs, print date, and online publication and update dates are clearly listed Find the title in your library, buy a print copy, or find it in Google Search within the book Follow links to entries on the same topic from other titles and to the Overview for this topic Additional links include cross- referenced entries, related overviews, and when relevant, to other online resources such as ProQuest Literature Online and Oxford Dictionaries Online Main Entry text can include cross references, images, graphs, tables, and charts, and non-Latin characters Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information

11 All Timelines and the reference entries they link to are free and outside of the subscriber wall, making them easy and practical ways to discover Oxford Reference from your favorite search tool Navigate to thematic Timelines organized by subject Access hundreds of Timelines via search or browse Jump to a specific date in the Timeline Print, save, cite, , share, or change the text size of the Timeline Navigate to other Timelines, sorted chronologically, geographically, and thematically Click on an event to expand links to a relevant entry in Oxford Reference and instances of the same event in other Timelines Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information Each Timeline will indicate period and subject along with online publication and update date, publisher, and eISBN

12 Revisit or delete saved Content, run a saved Search after a site update, or saved items you have Recently Viewed Your work is saved into tabs for Most Recent, Content, and Searches Manage personalized tags that help you quickly and easily organize content Each saved item will include title, type, tags, and date saved Edit, cite, or delete saved items Update your and password in My Account Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information Access saved content and searches from any screen in My Content and My Searches, available from every page in Oxford Reference Or, manage all saved Content and Searches in My Work

13 Easily access relevant content from Oxford Journals, University Press Scholarship Online, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Biblical Studies Online, Oxford Islamic Studies Online, Oxford Medicine Online, Grove Music Online, and more via the Oxford Index! Learn more about the Index or start a new search across the entire Oxford Index Relevant, related results will even be provided from search results! Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information From anywhere within Oxford Reference, expand your research journey to other sites by opening the Oxford Index Underbar

14 General Information Still have questions? Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions which may provide the answer.Frequently Asked Questions For questions about Oxford University Press or its publications, please visit our website at For questions, comments, or suggestions concerning Oxford Reference, do not hesitate to contact us at Pricing and Access Information and Institutional Resources Individuals: To subscribe online and gain instant access, go to Institutions: For inquires about FREE 30-day trials, pricing, subscriptions, and purchase options, please contact us: Customers in N. & S. AmericaCustomers outside N. & S. America 1 (800) (0) Librarian Resource CenterLibrarian Resource Centre Thank you! Welcome Search and Filter Content Timelines Entries Browse Content Personalization Home Saved Content Overviews OI Underbar For More Information Back


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