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Oxford English Dictionary Online

This guide explains how to use the Oxford English Dictionary database available at Buley Library.

Accessing OED

To access the OED online, go to the library home page (, and on the left panel under "Popular Databases", click on "See More Databases". This will bring up an A-Z list of databases. Click on the letter "O" and scroll down to select "Oxford English Dictionary" from that list.

You can consult the video below or the audio-video recording to the box on the right for more information.




OED Access