Extra Oxford eResources now available!

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American National BiographyThis January we've added to the fantastic range of Oxford eResources on offer with your library membership. Now you can search the American National Biography online, use a range of Oxford dictionaries, and consult the Oxford Bibliographies in Victorian Literature and British and Irish Literature for free by logging in with your library card number. 

American National Biography online

Discover the lives of more than 18,000 men and women – from all eras and walks of life – who have influenced American history and culture in the acclaimed American National Biography Online (ANB).  From missionaries to musicians, social workers to statisticians, cowboys to chemists, and Vikings to astronauts, the portraits in ANB combine to reflect the rich diversity of American life from pre-colonial times to the present.

“… ANB represents the benchmark for online scholarly reference tools. It is the go-to biographical reference for scholars and users at all levels … Educators will especially appreciate the handy guides and collections that will help novice students begin the research process.”  - Library Journal

Subscription courtesy of Oxford University Press for 2018.

Start using American National Biography Online today at: http://www.anb.org


Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford DictionariesFind thousands of translations into and out of English, and learn more about language and culture surrounding these featured languages:


Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies British and Irish LiteratureOxford Bibliographies Victorian LiteratureThese guides will prove useful as a reliable and up-to-date starting point for anyone researching Victorian Literature or British and Irish Literature. Every article on Oxford Bibliographies is a respected guide to current thinking in that area, written and reviewed by experts, and with original commentary and annotations.

The Victorian Literature module includes annotated bibliographies on over 100 topics including Gender, Charles Dickens, Brontë sisters, and Oscar Wilde, Race from this important era in literary history.

In the British and Irish Literature module you’ll find over 100 bibliographies on writers, themes, forms and genres from early medieval to modern period. Topics range from the 1916 Rising, writings of the Irish famine, the Irish Short Story,  Arthurian Literature, Post-War Irish Drama to Postmodernism. Featured writers include Seamus Heaney, Jane Austen, John Keats, Elizabeth Bowen and Christopher Marlowe.

Subscription courtesy of Oxford University Press for 2018.

Oxford Bibliographies: British And Irish Literature & Victorian Literature  http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/


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Accessing anywhere: Select 'Login with a library card' then select 'Dublin City Public Libraries' when logging in outside your library. On your mobile device look out for the key symbol, image right.


See Also: Check out the full list of eResources including digital magazines, eBooks, digital comics, databases and elearning courses available with your Dublin City Public Library membership.



Great addition but you should tell your readers to select the desired bibliography in the data base and then you can use entry via library card.

Thanks liam

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