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Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer peer-reviewed, article-style writings that are authored and edited by leading scholars in a variety of subject areas. 

The platform offers twenty five distinct encyclopedias that cover foundational and cutting-edge topics in major areas of research for the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. 

Currently, UBC Library has full-text access to the following:

  • Encyclopedia of African History
  • Encyclopedia of Anthropology
  • Encyclopedia of Asian History
  • Encyclopedia of Climate Science
  • Encyclopedia of Education
  • Encyclopedia of International Relations
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American History
  • Encyclopedia of Linguistics
  • Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards Science
  • Encyclopedia of Political Science
  • Encyclopedia of Psychology
  • Encyclopedia of Religion
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work - 3 users
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary




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African Studies; Anthropology; Asian Studies; Classical Studies; Community and Regional Planning; Education; Environmental Science; Latin American Studies; Linguistics; Psychology; Religious Studies; Social Work

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