February 10, 2017

Oxford Quick Reference updates


This month sees one new dictionary, plus three new editions, added to Oxford Quick Reference. Find out more about by using the links below:

A Dictionary of Energy Science
A Dictionary of Energy Science
This new dictionary covers over 700 terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world’s energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology’s operation, as well as its economic, environmental, and social impacts.

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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (new edition)
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
This dictionary provides over 10,000 entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment ― its key thinkers, treaties, movements, organizations, concepts, and theories ― covering subjects such as sustainable development, biodiversity, and environmental ethics.

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Oxford Essential Quotations
Oxford Essential Quotations
New quotations about science and technology, and by scientists, have been added to the freely available Oxford Essential Quotations, including quotes from Niels Bohr, Marie Curie, Richard Phillips Feynman, John von Neumann, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, and Edmund Leach.

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A Dictionary of Economics
A Dictionary of Economics

This dictionary contains over 3,500 concise definitions of key terms, covering all aspects of economics including economic theory and policy, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetary economics, and environmental economics.

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This month we focussed on updating our Science and Technology content in the Oxford Quick Reference collection — view our visual guide for a quick overview of what's been added.



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