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Library In Your Living Room

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Oxford University Press provide a fully cross-searchable online version of all the Oxford University Press Reference works. This is a service that Lancashire Library subscribe to. Free access is ...

Oxford University Press provide a fully cross-searchable online version of all the Oxford University Press Reference works. This is a service that Lancashire Library subscribe to. Free access is possible at any Lancashire Library People's Network PC or from any PC using your Lancashire Library member's login via our Online Reference library - www.lancashire.gov.uk/onrl

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    • art music people words everything!
      The world’s most trusted online reference free through
      your library and in your living room
      Would you like access to hundreds of reference books in the library or
      from home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?
      The online editions of these world-renowned reference
      works from Oxford offer flexible searching, from anywhere, 24/7!
    • art
      Your library subscribes to Grove Art Online
      For anyone withan interest in art, the painters, the methods and materials, fashion and furniture, gardening, architecture…
      • Delve into the works of art in your local gallery
      • Find inspiration in over 5,000 images of art and artefacts, and 23,000 subject entries
      www.oxfordartonline.com
      You have FREE accessin the library,
      or from home using your library card.
    • music
      Your library subscribes to Grove Music Online
      Grove Music Online reveals everything about your favourite music, and the people behind it.
      • Read all about your musical heroes and their careers with over 21,000 biographies
      • Quote from a trusted source! Articles are commissioned from recognized academic authors.
      •Hundreds of illustrated descriptions of musical instruments and their history, how they’re made and played
      www.oxfordmusiconline.com
      You have FREE accessin the library,
      or from home using your library card.
    • people
      Your library subscribes to Oxford DNB
      The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography contains over 56,000 biographies of anyone who was anyone in British history, from the Romans to the 21st century.
      • Where and when was someone born, educated, buried?
      • Search for people by town, village, or street level
      • Perfect for school projects and so easy to use!
      • Explore networks of people like the Gunpowder Plotters and Suffragettes
      www.oxforddnb.com
      You have FREE accessin the library,
      or from home using your library card.
    • words
      Your library subscribes to the OED
      The Oxford English Dictionary traces the evolution of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,500 years.
      • Find the meaning and history of any word in English, from earliest records to the present day.
      • The largest, most comprehensive dictionary of the English language in the world
      • Word game enthusiasts – the online OED can even help with crosswords!
      www.oed.com
      You have FREE accessin the library,
      or from home using your library card
    • everything!
      Your library subscribes to Oxford Reference Online
      Oxford Reference Online can tell you almost anything about everything!
      A vast collection of dictionaries and reference books offering almost 1.5 million facts and definitions, many of them illustrated.
      • Subject quick look-up including art & architecture, business, biology, classics, computing, economics, food & drink, history, law, literature, medicine, performing arts, science, mathematics, religion, politics, and philosophy.
      • Who said that? (and when and why!)– find the answer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
      www.oxfordreference.com
      You have FREE accesswithin the library, or from home by logging in using your library card.