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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Government Statistics / Weights / Measures
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Old Farmer's Almanac
Statistics / Weights / Measures
Predicts everything you need to know, plus includes useful information.
OneClickDigital (Audiobooks from Recorded Books)Login Required
Downloadble audiobooks from Recorded Books. Login with your NWC/WYLD library card and PIN (contact NWC Library for your PIN). Create a free account and download their manager to "checkout" these books. For information about compatible mobile devices and to create an account visit Compatible with iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire (not HD, yet).
Online Resources for Writers
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Website
This gateway, maintained by the Amherst Writing Center, provides one-stop shopping:  from creating a thesis to using and documenting sources.  Also see "Warning signs of rushed paper" and other helpful tidbits.
Online Resources for Writers (Amherst College)
This web portal, maintained by the Amherst Writing Center, provides one-stop shopping: From creating a thesis to using and documenting sources. Resources about the writing process, writing situations, elements of effective writing references and more.
OperaGlass (Stanford University)
A staple for opera students. Find detailed information on many operas, plus pictures, background information; also sprecial features and portal links to other websites.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Gale)Login Required
Designed to aid students in the study of today's hottest social issues, this database can also be cross-searched with other Gale databases.
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Institute, a part of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the archaeology, philology, and history of early Near Eastern civilizations.
Our Documents (US primary source documents)
Articles Government
History buffs, trivia lovers, and engaged citizens and students alike will enjoy visiting Our Documents, a primary source website that showcases 100 of the most important U.S. documents ever written. See George Washington's Inaugural Address--written in his own hand--and more!
OvidSP: LWW Nursing & Health Professions Premier CollectionLogin Required
OVID's (Wolters Kluwer) collection of searchable nursing journals and publications.
Oxford Art OnlineLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information Images
A comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day. Was Grove Art Online.
Oxford Dictionaries (Oxf Dictionaries Pro)Login Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri
Oxford Dictionaries is Oxford's innovative modern English dictionary and language reference service which includes writing, grammar, and spelling guidance. Also includes audio pronunciations and thesauruses. You may search specialized dictionaries by subject.
Oxford English Dictionary OnlineLogin Required
Dictionaries / Thesauri
Oxford Music OnlineLogin Required
Encyclopedia Information Music
Online music encyclopedia; full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition(London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition(London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen. Was Grove Music Online.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium CollectionLogin Required
Articles Encyclopedia Information
From ready-reference (quick reference) to comprehensive scholarly articles.
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