The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. It is overseen by academic editors at Oxford University, UK, and published by Oxford University Press. The Oxford DNB now includes biographies of more than 58,326 men and women who died in or before the year 2008—plus 502 ‘Theme’ articles for reference and research.
Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Multi-disciplinary database containing full text for more than 10,900 titles. Scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines and business information.
All material cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites & internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films & slides, newspapers, journals, magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, videotapes. Over 179 million records representing materials from 1000 BCE to the present, many with online links to the fulltext. Updated daily.
Covers all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today.
Contains full-text for more than 550 journals, along with indexing and abstracting for over 2,900, including top-ranked scholarly journals, many of which are unique to this database. Political Science Complete also provides over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 38,000 full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.
OECD’s periodic reviews of member and non-member economies. Member country reviews are generally done on an 18 month cycle,while non-member reviews are done as agreed with the subject country. In addition to individual countries, there is a European Union survey. A minimum of 18 surveys are done each year. Each issue provides a comprehensive analysis of developments in the subject country, along with individual chapters covering key economic challenges being faced and recommendations for dealing with the challenges.
Full-text, fully searchable content from a wide range of primary sources. Includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics and more. Archives published in the program include works in Western as well as non-Western languages and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other venerable institutions from around the globe. Each individual archive within Nineteenth Century Collections Online presents the raw materials scholars require for their research needs.
Provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The collection currently includes more than 1,200 U.S. and international titles—from 94 countries in 48 languages. Just like reading the familiar print edition, viewers can browse articles and other key content, such as pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices. The service also provides up to a 60-day backfile and the ability to perform keyword searches across all titles and the entire backfile.