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Britannica Academic (on campus login)
Britannica Academic (off campus login)
Online version of this authoritative encyclopaedia.
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Useful for: All subjects

JSTOR Plant Science (on campus login)
Information on plant type specimens and taxonomic structures.
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Useful for: Science

Literary Encyclopedia (on campus login)
Literary Encyclopedia (off-campus login - Shibboleth)
Online literary reference work covering world literature.
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Useful for: English

Oxford English Dictionary Online (on campus login)
Oxford English Dictionary Online (off campus login)
Dictionary of meaning, history, and pronunciation of words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Useful for: All subjects

Oxford Reference (on campus login)
Oxford Reference (off campus login)
Contains dictionaries, encyclopaedia, thesauri, and guides to English grammar and usage. Access to the Western Civilisation subject collection is also available.
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Birmingham public library online services
Free if you register with Birmingham public libraries. Includes access to full-text of local and national newspapers for at least a decade, music collections and other online reference tools.

British Media Online
Links to all UK newspapers and selection of magazines.

Encyclopaedia of Life
This site has the aim of creating a page for every known species on earth, with a five year plan to generate a million species pages, to digitize a large portion of the biodiversity literature and to generate educational materials for students, schools and universities

Displays daily newspaper front pages from around the world in their original, unedited form.

Links to online news and media sources.

Onelook dictionary finder
Allows you to search several dictionaries simultaneously, or link to specific online dictionaries.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias
A collection of digital Encyclopedias covering a variety of subject areas. Composed of peer-reviewed overview articles that map the entirety of a field of study.

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