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What's new in January 2017

January 19, 2017

January 2017 Oxford Reference update

This month sees two books added to Oxford Reference Library and a three dictionaries added to Oxford Quick Reference, mainly focused on Science and Technology. Find out more about by using the links below:

Oxford Reference Library

Oxford Quick Reference

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This month we focussed on updating our Science and Technology content in the Oxford Quick Reference collection — view our visual guide for a quick overview of what's been added.

The International Studies Encyclopedia

The International Studies Encyclopedia


The International Studies Encyclopedia, published in association with the International Studies Association, is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. It brings together specially commissioned, peer reviewed essays, written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers.

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The Oxford Companion to Cheese

The Oxford Companion to Cheese


This Companion is the first truly comprehensive reference work dedicated to the exploration of the more than fourteen hundred named cheese varieties enjoyed throughout the world.

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Discover a timeline of the history of cheddar cheese or read about the lexicon of cheese.

 


A Dictionary of Energy Science

A Dictionary of Energy Science


This new dictionary covers over 700 terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world’s energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology’s operation, as well as its economic, environmental, and social impacts.

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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (new edition)

A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation


This dictionary provides over 10,000 entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment ― its key thinkers, treaties, movements, organizations, concepts, and theories ― covering subjects such as sustainable development, biodiversity, and environmental ethics.

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Oxford Essential Quotations

Oxford Essential Quotations

 

New quotations about science and technology, and by scientists, have been added to the freely available Oxford Essential Quotations, including quotes from Niels Bohr, Marie Curie, Richard Phillips Feynman, John von Neumann, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, and Edmund Leach.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: science and technology content in Oxford Reference

Science encompasses the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment, and technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes. Oxford Reference provides more than 210,000 concise definitions and in-depth, specialist encyclopedic entries on the wide range of subjects within these broad disciplines. Find out more >

Take a look at our visual guide to what's been added in science and technology this month, which includes a selection of quotations from Oxford Essential Quotations.


A Dictionary of Economics

A Dictionary of Economics


This dictionary contains over 3,500 concise definitions of key terms, covering all aspects of economics including economic theory and policy, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetary economics, and environmental economics.

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