When I think of Oxford University I think of stone buildings, towering spires and grown men walking around with black capes on discussing clever things. My Oxford is a sort of older person's Hogwarts without Harry Potter. In reality, Oxford University is a terribly advanced place having embraced the online world to spread its genius. We can see this at our library with:
Oxford Art Online
Information on all things artsy including architecture, design, fashion and crafts. Includes a range of New Zealand and Pacific content;
Oxford Music Online
The hills are alive with music reference and research within this resource;
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The life details on the ‘great and the good’ and even the 'bad and unusual' who left their mark on the British empire;
Oxford English Dictionary Online
Find spellings, definitions, pronunciation and examples of use. They even explain the use of the word bootylicious! Those professors are bodacious (also in the dictionary);
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford reference works combined into a single cross-searchable resource covering every known subject. Very clever and very easy!
Not everyone can strut through the hallowed halls of Oxford University but with the above collection you don't have to! All the answers are here just waiting for you to start asking the questions all from the comfort of your sofa.