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Electronic Resources by Title - O

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Description: Includes Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Career Guide to Industries, and links to many other Bureau of Labor Statistics publications and research reports. Career information can be found three ways: by typing a specific occupation in a box, clicking on one of the occupational cluster buttons (sales, transportation), or by clicking on the A-Z index, which is detailed and includes numerous cross-references. Entries for individual occupations contain extensive details about the occupation, training and required qualifications, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information.

Full text: yes

Access: free Internet access

 

OneClick Digital Audio Books

Description: A collection of digital audio books covering both fiction and non-fiction titles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Open Library

Through this collection, all of North Carolina has access to a large-scale shared downloadable eBook collection called the Open Library eBook Lending Collection. The eBooks in this collection are digital scans of books contributed by libraries around the country.

The Open Library NC Project gives you full access to the Open Library eBook Lending Collection, which includes over 100,000 eBooks of in-copyright works published from 1923-1999, as well as over one million public domain titles and a small collection of more recent (2000-2011) titles. Most of these titles are digital scans of books owned by participating libraries.

  

Opposing Viewpoints

Description: Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford English Dictionary

Description: The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Journals Online

Description: A searchable database of more than 170 peer-reviewed journals published by Oxford University Press. Journal coverage includes the humanities, law, life sciences, mathematics and physical sciences, medicine, and social sciences.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Language Dictionaries

Description: Features essential language resources - fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. Offering over 4 million words, phrases and translations in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and Chinese, OLDO also features native speaker audio pronunciation.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Music Online

Description: Comprising of the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, this online music resource also includes advanced search capabilities and over 5,000 links to related material.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

 

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection

Description: Brings together Oxford's core collection of renowned reference works into a single cross-searchable resource with an expanding range of key titles in the acclaimed Oxford Companions series plus the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

Full text: yes

Access: on campus and remote

Guides: Video

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