#48 Access the Oxford English Dictionary and More through the Penn Library

April 13, 2011
Did you know your PennKey is more than just a way to identify yourself? It is also your key to an amazing supply of online resources! One of the best ways to access these resources is through the Penn Libraries website.
The Penn Libraries webpage is host to many important and useful resources, including the Oxford English Dictionary. Visit http://www.library.upenn.edu/ to get started.
To access the Oxford English Dictionary: 
  1. Visit the Penn Libraries homepage.
  2. Use the FindIt box to search for Oxford English Dictionary.
  3. If prompted, enter your PennKey.

And there you have it! You now have full access to the online Oxford Dictionary.

NOTE: If you are accessing the Oxford English Dictionary from within the Law School, you can accesshttp://www.oed.com directly. The site will automatically detect your Penn affiliation and provide you with access.

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