More online resources, funded in part by an LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant, are now available to Ohio library users including UA library patrons. These resources are:
Oxford Research Encyclopedias (from Oxford)
This product is a new offering from Oxford University Press and is written for today’s researcher. It is designed to be an authoritative resource of reference content in a wide array of academic fields, including the humanities, social sciences, and science.
Very Short Introductions (from Oxford)
Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. It offers a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
Transparent Language Online (from Recorded Books)
This is a web-based language-learning database. There are over 100 languages currently offered including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. There’s also an ESL component that provides English language learning to speakers of over 25 different languages.
Chilton Library (from Gale)
Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs. This product contains more than 50 years of information provided in step-by-step procedures. Work on the engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, suspension, and more is made easier for mechanics of any experience.
Kids InfoBits (from Gale)
This is an easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
Follow the hyperlinked titles to access these resources in the UA Libraries Catalog.