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This guide provides information about and access to various databases.


Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.

In-depth, specialized titles from Oxford University Press’s award-winning Encyclopedias and Companions, and a selection of partner publishers’ scholarly works.

How to Access

Connect to from a computer connected to the campus internet or while logged into the VPN. Explore by subject area (including law) or by keyword. Narrow to book or to entry.


Available through the UCB Libraries’ Catalog. Click on the Oxford Reference Online link.

Reading Device
Devices supporting a Web Browser or a PDF reader.

Restrictions/Format (Print/Download/Email)
Limited printing is allowed. Create a personal profile to save.


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