Oxford Reference Online (Premium & Western Civilisation)


Access: Accessible on campus through networked computer, no username/password required. Accessible off campus using Athens username and password.


Oxford Reference Online provides an electronic reference library of over 100 titles including the:


  • Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
  • Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
  • Dictionary of Contemporary World History
  • Dictionary of the Bible
  • Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art
  • Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment
  • Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
  • Oxford Companion to British History
  • Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
  • Oxford Companion to Philosophy
  • Oxford Companion to the Bible
  • Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
  • Oxford Dictionary of Art
  • Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
  • Oxford Dictionary of Saints
  • Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
  • Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance


Oxford Reference Online also provides access to English dictionaries and thesauri, bilingual dictionaries and dictionaries of quotations.


For a comprehensive list of reference works, visit the Subjects & Books page from Oxford Reference Online.