Louis L. Manderino Library
OneSearch combines most of the library's resources into a single database. Rather than search databases separately, you can do just "one search." OneSearch includes articles, books, ebooks, and more. (EBSCO)
Open Dissertations is a free database (open to anyone) with records for more than a million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.
The "Open Dissertations" link above is for Cal U patrons and requires a login. However, ANYONE can search (or submit their work to) the database using this BiblioLabs link: https://biblioboard.com/opendissertations/
OpenAthens Link Generator
To share a link to a result or a set of results from a Library subscription database, you need a link that authenticates the user. This tool creates the appropriate link using "OpenAthens," our authentication system. For more info, click on "more" below.
Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Rich detail on all aspects of the Rennaissance in Europe from the 14-17th centuries, including art, literature, culture, and music. (Oxford U Press, 2005)
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
Articles covering the 5,000 year history of ancient Egypt. (Oxford U Press, 2005)
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. (Oxford U Press, 2005)
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation
Covers the entire range of religious and social changes in Europe during the sixteenth century. In addition to the issues of church polity and theology, it includes developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature. (Oxford U Press, 2005)
Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Up-to-date coverage of performance from the ancient Greeks to modern times, including musical theatre, opera, and popular songs in performance. (Oxford U Press, 2005)
Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is THE definitive source for understanding the English language. In addition to definitions and etymologies, you will find a wealth of historic literary examples of how words have been used. This latter feature is unique to OED and goes back up to 1,000 years!
Oxford Scholarship Online E-books
Access over 16,000 e-books from Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
Free Web Resources
OASIS: Openly Available Sources Integrated Search
Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) seeks to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS searches open content from many sources and contains hundreds of thousands of records.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. From the U.S. Department of Labor.
OER Commons helps yhou find Open Educational Resources (OER).
Office of Management and Budget
The OMB assists the President in overseeing the preparation of the Federal budget, and supervises its administration in Executive Branch agencies.
Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the USTR develops and coordinates U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy; and directs negotiations with other countries on such matters. The U.S. Trade Representative is a member of the President's Cabinet.
Online Books Page
Links you to thousands of books online. Due to copyright issues, many--but not all--of the items are old. You can search by author and title, or browse a subject list. The site also points you to other places to find texts and reproductions.
"Convert just about anything to anything else." Examples include temperature, volume, pressure, density, etc.
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Introduction to OER and where to find them. From the University of Hawai'i at Hilo.
More than a million free, online e-books. Read many books online, or create a free account and "borrow" some books for 2 weeks by downloading them. The goal of the project is to have a "web page for every book ever published."
Open Textbook Library
Open textbooks are licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. They have been reviewed by faculty from various universities. They can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost.
OpenStax Free Textbooks: Subject List
Peer-reviewed. Openly licensed. 100% free. Simple to adopt, free to use.
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