The University Library has arranged a trial of Oxford Reference Online (ORO) for all registered staff and students of The University of Sheffield until 9th March 2010.
Electronic access to over 185 reference books and dictionaries is available with almost 1.5 million entries. You'll find both English and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish and Italian as well as over 45 timelines linking to more than 2,500 key events in 20th-century history in the fields of Art and Architecture; Literature; Performing Arts; Politics and Government; Science, Technology and Medicine; Society; and War.
After connecting to ORO, type in your ucard number in the 'Library card number' box and click 'log-in'.
Science material is grouped together under seven different categories (please note the cross-over of individual titles between categories) - Natural Sciences; Biological Sciences; Computing; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Natural History; Physical Science and Mathematics and Science. For title by title information take a look at the full title listings or titles by category.
If you wish to comment on this trial please use the online feedback form.