This online source provides access to subject and language reference works from Oxford University Press. In addition to text, access is provided to maps and illustrations, timelines, web sites, and bibliographies.
Offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. More than 600 books that comprise three print series --United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors. An ideal starting point for research papers on literary works and figures.
Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.
Comprehensive music reference tool incorporating New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, New Grove Opera, New Grove Jazz, Norton Grove Dictionary of Women Composers, Grove Dictionary of American Music, and Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments; along with the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music, which are part of the new Oxford Reference Online interface.
Now part of Oxford Music Online, the Grove music resources are the best place to start your music research.
Extensive biographical information about over 200,000 American artists as well as book and periodical references, along with International artists' auction records and images. Complete access to information about the artists’ biographies, auction records, financial graphics, magazine ads pre-1998, and images. Over 6,000 museums and dealers are also referenced.
Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas by Maryanne Cline HorowitzA six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others.
A full-text collection of over 3,400 major scholarly journals and over 100,00 scholarly monographs. The digitized archive includes the first issue published for each journal (some are from 1665 to the present); but excludes the most recent 2 to 5 years for most journals.