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OAPEN: Online Library and Publication Platform
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides... Connect
OECD iLibrary
Contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (... Connect
OLH: Open Library of Humanities
The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs).  It is funded by an international consortium of libraries who have joined... Connect
Olympic World Library
Access the unique collections of The Olympic Studies Centre, with all the official Olympic publications, and also find books, articles and selected dissertations produced by academics and professionals from all around... Connect
Open Library
Open Library account holders can borrow up to five electronic book titles for up to 2 weeks each and read the pdf or ePub either online or off.  Over 200,000 electronic books are available including a growing... Connect
OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not... Connect
OpenEdition Books
OpenEdition Books is a web platform for books in the humanities and social sciences. More than half of them are available in Open Access.  Note to patrons: you can select either French or English for your search... Connect
OpenEdition Journals
OpenEdition Journals is a journal platform for the humanities and social sciences. Founded in 1999 under the name of, it is now home to 450 online publications. Of our 150,000 articles, 95% are available in... Connect
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Curriculum planning resources developed to support the implementation of Ontario’s 2010 H&PE Curriculum and replace the Ophea “binders”. Note: To access Ophea you must create an account.Go to the...
Oral History Online
Indexing of more than 2,500 collections of Oral History in English from around the world. The collection also provides keyword searching of more than 271,000 pages of full-text by some 9,000 individuals from all walks... Connect
OregonPDF in Health and Performance
OregonPDF in Health and Performance (formally Kinesiology Publications) makes available graduate dissertations and theses in areas related to health and performance. The intellectual focus of the collection is physical... Connect
Our Ontario
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Digital collections of resources pertaining to history, business, and scientific heritage in Ontario.Our Ontario is a non-profit organization offering services and platforms that enable digital creation and sharing of...
Our Ontario Community Newspapers Collection
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Searchable historical Ontario newspapers from 1810 onward.This resource brings together over 200 years of newspaper titles throughout South Western Ontario from as early as 1810. This collection contains over 100,000...
Our Ontario Government Documents Collection
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Over 29,000 government documents from the collection of the Ontario Legislative Library, with new documents being added quarterly. The Legislative Library began archiving Ontario government documents in July 2000....
Simultaneously search all databases subscribed on the Ovid platform, including MEDLINE and many others. Connect
Ovid Emcare
Covers all nursing specialties and nursing healthcare professions. Connect
Ovid Nursing Books
A small collection of core clinical texts. Connect
Oxford Art Online
Text and image searching of Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. One user only at a time. Connect
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Concise biographies of over 60,000 influential historical British figures.The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a record of men and women responsible for shaping British history and culture worldwide from the... Connect
Oxford English Dictionary
The entire text of the 22-volume Oxford English Dictionary which merges the original OED with the supplements prepared throughout this century. This work not only contains definitions for most of the words in the... Connect
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series... Connect
Oxford History of Western Music
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin. Connect
Oxford Music Online
Encyclopedic content pertaining to all aspects of music performance and scholarship.Oxford Music Online contains content from three prominent music reference resources: Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music... Connect
Oxford Reference
The full text of over 300 key reference titles from Oxford University Press, including scholarly articles from titles in Oxford Companions series, English and bilingual dictionaries, subject-based encyclopedias covering... Connect
Oxford Scholarship Online
A collection of thousands of books covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine and law. Connect
Oxford Very Short Introductions
Concise introductions to a wide range of subject areas including climate, consciousness, game theory, Islamic history, economics, and more. Entries written by experts in the field, synthesizing facts, analysis, and new... Connect
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