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Oxford English Dictionary

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Traces the development of English from 1150 AD to the present. Entries include spelling, pronunciation, derivation, meaning, and usage. 2nd ed (1989)+ updates.



Full-text books & journals digitized by HathiTrust partner libraries, Google, the Internet Archive, etc. Includes searchable access to over 10 million volumes total; 3 million public domain volumes are fully viewable online and allow downloading one page at a time. Complements Google Books.

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Mon, 2015-03-02 (All day)

Smith Digital Collections


A gateway to distinctive digital collections and online exhibitions unique to Smith College.The collections feature images, audio, video, and text from multiple repositories and platform including the Libraries’ Special Collections, the Museum of Art, the Imaging Center, the Botanic Gardens, and select scholar collections

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Tue, 2014-12-16 (All day)

DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English


Documents words, phrases & pronunciations that vary regionally across the United States.

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Mon, 2014-09-22 (All day)

Greene’s Dictionary of Slang [Oxford]

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Wed, 2013-08-28 (All day)

Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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