Free access during the government shutdown

October 8, 2013

For a two week period, the entire Oxford Reference site will be freely accessible as millions of scholars, students, and researchers are cut off from crucial tools during the U.S. Government shutdown.

NEW USERS: Start exploring over 125 titles in Oxford Quick Reference as well as nearly 200 titles in Oxford Reference Library by entering the following information into the lefthand "Subscriber Login" box on the homepage:

  • Username: tryoxfordreference
  • Password: govshutdown

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Free Trials for Institutions: Information on how to extend your free access for an additional 30-days (Institutions only)

Institutional Pricing Information: Information on subscriptions to Oxford Quick Reference or Oxford Reference Library

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