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Online Reference Materials
Oxford Reference Online Contains
online versions of dictionaries and encyclopedias previously published
in paper by Oxford University Press. Titles within the Mythology and
Folklore unit include: A DICTIONARY OF AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY; A DICTIONARY
OF ASIAN MYTHOLOGY; A DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTHOLOGY; A DICTIONARY OF
ENGLISH FOLKLORE; THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF PHRASE AND FABLE; A
DICTIONARY OF SUPERSTITIONS; A DICTIONARY OF WORLD MYTHOLOGY; and THE
OXFORD COMPANION TO WORLD MYTHOLOGY.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the
evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an
unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over
half a million words, both present and past.