What's new in November 2016

November 17, 2016

November 2016 Oxford Reference update

This month sees the publication of The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland (available for institutional purchase, within Oxford Reference Library) and four new books added to Oxford Quick Reference.

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Oxford Reference Library

Oxford Quick Reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland


This huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. It includes every surname that currently has more than 100 bearers, and those that had more than 20 bearers in the 1881 census. Unique to the online edition are maps for every surname which visualise the frequency of that name in the 1881 census.

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A Dictionary of Accounting
(new edition)

A Dictionary of Accounting


This dictionary contains entries on all aspects of accounting, including financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, auditing, corporate finance, and accounting bodies and institutions. New entries reflect the latest developments in the accounting profession and provide an increased coverage of topics.

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A Dictionary of Atheism
(only available online)

A Dictionary of Atheism


This dictionary provides definitions of terms related to the subject of atheism, ranging from those of historic importance, including the history of the term ‘atheist’ itself, to crucial concepts in the contemporary study of atheism and related topics, such as nonreligion and postsecular.

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Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise
(new edition, only available online)

Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise


This dictionary is packed full of authoritative information on foods and drinks, types of diet, sports and activities, exercises, physiology, training methods, and calorie requirements. The new edition includes over 200 new entries covering advances in the science of health and diet, high-profile diets, fitness tracking and technologies, developments in food labelling, and the psychology of diet and fitness.

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A Dictionary of Social Research Methods
(only available online)

A Dictionary of Social Research Methods


This dictionary offers succinct, clear, expert explanations of key terms from both method and methodology in social research. It covers the whole range of qualitative, quantitative, and other methods, and it ranges from practical techniques like correlation up to methodological approaches such as ethnography.

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