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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A database of specialized encyclopedias and other reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Gale

  • Oxford English Dictionary

    The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Oxford

  • Oxford Reference

    Access to Oxford reference titles to which UNC has purchased online versions. UNC does not have access to all titles.

    Content: Reference Resource
    Vendor: Oxford