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ODS (Official document system of the United Nations)
Coverage: "ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Older UN documents are, however, added to the system on a daily basis. ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards. The system does not contain press releases ..., UN sales publications..., the United Nations Treaty Series or information brochures issued by the Department of Public Information."
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OECD economic outlook
Coverage: A set of projections for output, employment, prices and current balances over the coming two years, based on a review of each OECD country and of the induced effect on each of them of international developments.
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OECD iLibrary
Coverage: Provides access to all OECD books, periodicals and statistical databases.
Date range: 1998-
Publication types: Books, journals, statistics
Note: UC subscription does not include all titles - a smiley face icon indicates full access.
Help: Getting started (PDF) -- iLibrary themes (PDF) -- Old SourceOECD site
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OECD main economic indicators
Coverage: The monthly Main Economic Indicators provides an at-a-glance picture of the most recent changes in the economies of OECD countries along with a supporting collection of international statistics on the economic developments affecting the OECD area in the past few years.
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OECD quarterly national accounts
Coverage: Provides information on the main national accounts aggregates for all OECD Member countries which prepare national accounts on a quarterly basis (currently 22 Member countries) and on a selected number of aggregates for five groups of Member countries. Annual and quarterly data series are shown for the last 15 years.
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Optics infobase
Coverage: Optical Society of America's online repository of both current and past volumes of all of its journals. It also contains recent proceedings from OSA conferences.
Date range: 1917-
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Orbis
Coverage: A global database covering 100 million listed and unlisted companies. Information includes detailed current and historical financials, ratios, ownership, directors, company / industry research reports, annual reports, news articles, global public / private M&A deals and corporate actions (registry filings). Financials are also standardised for cross border comparison between New Zealand and other countries.
Note: Industry Reports, Patents and Global Reports are only available on the old Orbis interface - the link is available under Help
Help: Watch the video -- Online user guide -- Access Industry Reports, Patents, Global Reports
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Oxford art online
Coverage: Consists of Grove Art Online, the online version of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols) with ongoing updates, plus the full text of The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001); The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2001); and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (1998). Artist biographies, subject entries, and images can be searched or browsed, and additional learning resources include features such as timelines and thematic guides.
Help: Guided tour -- Tips for Experienced Grove Art Online Users (PDF)
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Oxford bibliographies online
Coverage: UC has access to 10 subject areas: Anthropology, Art History, Chinese Studies, Classics, Criminology, Education, Islamic Studies, Management, Philosophy, Renaissance and Reformation, .
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Oxford English dictionary
Coverage: Provides the meaning, history, and pronunciation of words from the English-speaking world. OED also offers etymological analysis and listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Help: Quick start guide (PDF)
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Oxford journals
Coverage: Provides full-text online access to electronic journals published by the Oxford University Press. Disciplines covered are humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.
Date range: 2001-
Publication types: Journal literature
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Oxford music online
Coverage: Consists of the full text with ongoing updates of The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, 2nd ed., The new Grove dictionary of opera, and The new Grove dictionary of jazz, 2nd ed.
Note: Some of the illustrations in articles are missing because of copyright issues. OUP is in the process of obtaining permissions for online use, where necessary.
Help: Guided tour -- Tips for Experienced Grove Music Online Users (PDF)
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Oxford reference online
Coverage: The two collections contain over 300 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. CU subscribes to 214 of the 316. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving access to a comprehensive information resource. The Premium Collection offers all of the above, plus added functionality and more detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the Oxford Companions Series, to enhance the coverage already provided by the Core Collection.
Date range: Latest editions. Updated three times per annum
Publication types: Encyclopedias, dictionaries
Note: UC subscribes to the Premium Collection
Help: Titles list
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Oxford reports on international law
Coverage: Contains domestic cases in international law from over 65 jurisdictions. Features expert commentary, full texts of judgments in their original language and translations of key passages of non-English judgments into English.
Date range: 2000-
Publication types: Commentary, judgments
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Oxford scholarship online
Coverage: CU has access to monographs in the following collections: History, 2012-2013; Literature, 2011-2013; Music, 2012-2013; Palliative Care, 2011-2013; Political Science, 2011-2012; Public Health & Epidemiology, 2009-2013.
Publication types: Books, full text
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