What’s new in January 2016

January 21, 2016

January 2016 sees two new titles added to Oxford Reference Library and two new science editions added to Oxford Quick Reference. Find out more about each title by using the links below:

Oxford Reference Library

Oxford Quick Reference

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Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover's Companion to New York City

Savoring Gotham


Savoring Gotham
is for anyone interested in learning the history of this food mecca; not only the foodie history of upscale restaurants and celebrity chefs, but the bodegas, chop suey joints, automats, and Italian ice vendors that are a part of New York's culinary heritage. Written by nearly 180 of the most notable food experts – most of them New Yorkers – Savoring Gotham addresses the food, people, places, and institutions that have made New York cuisine so wildly diverse and immensely appealing.

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Oxford Reference: Society and Culture

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts


The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts is an in-depth, comprehensive reference work that covers the cultural history of biblical texts, themes, characters, images, and the Bible itself in the literary, visual, and musical arts. 

Appearing in response to the shifting landscape of biblical studies over the last decade, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts embraces the broadest possible definition of “interpretation”, one that includes a cultural-historical perspective.

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Oxford Reference: Religion

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A Dictionary of Chemistry

A Dictionary of Chemistry


Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. It covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry.

The seventh edition boasts broader coverage in areas including nuclear magnetic resonance, polymer chemistry, nanotechnology and graphene, and absolute configuration, increasing the dictionary’s appeal to students in these fields.

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

A Dictionary of Computer Science


Previously named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. Including expanded coverage of multimedia, computer applications, networking, and personal computing, it encompasses all aspects of the subject.

Terms are defined in a jargon-free and concise manner, with helpful examples where relevant, and the appendices include useful resources such as generic domain names, file extensions, and the Greek alphabet. This dictionary is suitable for anyone who uses computers, and is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensable for students of computing.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Science and technology content in Oxford Reference

From astronomy, engineering, physics, computer science, and mathematics, to life and earth sciences, chemistry, environmental science, biology, and psychology, Oxford Reference provides more than 117,000 concise definitions and in-depth, specialist encyclopedic entries on the wide range of subjects within science and technology.

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

For a full exploration of Oxford Reference's experts and titles in Science and Technology, please visit the following pages:

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