What’s new in April 2016

April 21, 2016

April 2016 Quick Reference Update – Australia and New Zealand

This month we are focused on updating and expanding our content about Australia and New Zealand in the Oxford Quick Reference collection and in Oxford Essential Quotations:

View our visual guide for a quick overview of what's been added.   

Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

Dictionary Plus History

Dictionary Plus

This series of dictionaries, only available online, is an ongoing project which comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people and organizations related to a wide variety of subject areas.

Supplementary to other titles in the Quick Reference collection, all of the entries are written by specialist authors.

This first update adds information about Australia and New Zealand to Dictionaries of:

Oxford Essential Quotations

Oxford Essential Quotations


New quotations from famous Australians and New Zealanders have been added to the freely available Oxford Essential Quotations, including quotes from Tony Abbott, Don Bradman, Janet Frame, Miles Franklin, Julia Gillard, Peter Jackson, Katherine Mansfield, Noel Pearson, and Te Rauparaha.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Australia and New Zealand content in Oxford Reference

Oxford Reference provides access to 11 books specifically about Australia and New Zealand, plus you can find over 1,900 concise definitions and in-depth, specialist encyclopedic entries on all aspects of Australia and New Zealand.

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

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