Your Library Card is Your Key!

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Library cardThink your library card is only for borrowing books, CDs and DVDs? Think again! Having a library card is like having a key to a treasure trove of knowledge that might otherwise prove hard to unlock and access. Courtesy of your library membership and our subscribing to a myriad of online resources, you have available at your finger tips such resources as the Dictionary of Irish Biography, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Irish Newspaper Archives, History Ireland magazine (via JSTOR), the Journal of Public Mental Health (via Emerald Insight) and the International Journal of Biochemistry (via Science Direct), to name just a few.

You can now add to those and the many other already subscribed to journals, magazines and databases the likes of Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, the Oxford English Dictionary, Grove Music Online and a number of other titles. These latest resources come courtesy of our subscription arrangement with Oxford University Press.

All that is left now is for you to use that key to gain access to the latest additions to our treasure trove! All the resources below can be accessed from home or elsewhere using your Dublin City Public Libraries' membership card barcode number, and from within our branch libraries not even that is required!

Oxford Art Online

Grove Art OnlineBenezit Dictionary of ArtistsCategories: Art | Encyclopaediae
Access From: Anywhere
Access How: From home, via library membership card barcode number.
Select 'Login > Library barcode  number'
URL: http://www.oxfordartonline.com/

Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online and Benezit Dictionary of Artists; plus The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Covers both Western and non-Western art, the content of Grove Art encompasses all aspects of visual culture.


Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

Oxford Dictionary of Family NamesCategories: Family Names | Dictionaries
Access From: Anywhere
Access How: From home, via library membership card barcode number. Select 'Login with your library card'.
URL: http://www.oxfordreference.com/ | Alternate Link

Over 45,000 entries. This is the ultimate reference work on family names, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames.

When performing a search, you need to filter results 'By Availability', ticking the 'Unlocked' option.


Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English DictionaryCategories: Dictionaries
Access From: Anywhere
Access How: From home, via library membership card barcode number. Select 'Sign In > Library card login'
URL: http://www.oed.com/

The most authoritative and comprehensive record of the English language in the world, tracing the evolution and use of words. The Oxford English Dictionary Online gives you not only the latest content of the full Oxford English Dictionary, but also the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary.


Oxford Music Online

Grove Music OnlineCategories: Music
Access From: Anywhere
Access How: From home, via library membership card barcode number. Select 'Login > Library barcode number'
URL: http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/

Oxford Music Online is the access point for The Grove Music Online, plus The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.

With over 60,000 articles written by over 6,000 music scholars, Grove Music Online is the authoritative resource for music research.


See our full range of eResources and continue using that key to open up a whole new world!

 

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