Resources beginning with "O"
OED Online is an online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, the premier dictionary of the English language. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookbooks.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers social issues such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Opposing Viewpoints in Context brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, primary source documents, images, and a collection of subject-indexed Web sites.
OT Search is a bibliographic database covering the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas. The full text of the indexed resources is not in this database; you will only find the citation information to identify the material and an author's abstract, when one exists. In the future, links to sources for full-text copies will be added to records in OT SEARCH. Currently, OT SEARCH contains over 39,100 records of materials dating from 1910 to the present.
(Added April 2010)
Ovid includes the full text of select EKU subscribed nursing journals (select “Your Journals@Ovid” to search only the EKU subscribed journals). The database also includes bibliographic information for hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals (select “Journals@Ovid Full Text” to search the entire database).
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online A reference work providing nearly 60,000 specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, worldwide, from the earliest times to the twenty-first century. State-of-the-art search options, extensive internal cross-referencing, access to articles from the original DNB, and navigation by "themes" combine with rigorous research and scholarship. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online’s coverage is extended with regular online updates that add new biographies, theme articles, and portraits, and keep existing entries up-to-date with recent scholarship.
Oxford Reference Online: Art and Architecture is a searchable collection of 15 dictionary and reference works on art and architecture published by Oxford University Press. Includes such titles as "The Oxford Dictionary to Art and Artists," and "The Oxford Companion to Western Art," and more.