Monday, 12 March 2012

New databases

Oxford Dictionaries Pro: With up-to-date online dictionaries, thesaurui, and language reference content Oxford Dictionaries Pro is an extensive smart-linked English language resource. It offers quick search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on style and usage, grammar, and spelling,  plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is an illustrated collection of biographies of over 58,000 people worldwide. It provides  access to the complete text of the 60-volume Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the 33-volume Dictionary of National Biography. Included are themed articles, reference lists, special features, learning resources, free biography podcasts, and thousands of internal and external links to other resources.

The databases are available from DIT Library’s Databases webpage.