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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely acknowledged to be the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world. It is also the definitive record of English language development, tracing the evolution of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,500 years through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. the Oxford English dictionary is a vast and unique resource with unrivalled access to the full text of the 20-volume Second Edition and 3 Additions series volumes -- plus over 55,000 new and revised entries only available online.

Pricing (2017-2018)

The Nebraska Library Commission has worked with Oxford University Press to arrange discounted pricing on this product.

  • All rates include remote access. 
  • Rates are per year. 
  • Authentication is available by IP, referring URL, username and password. 
  • Minimum price $430.
  • The price for add-on subscriptions throughout the year, will not be prorated below $430 nor will network discounts be deducted from this minimum charge.

Unlimited Access

Academic and Public Libraries -- $0.30 per weighted FTE
Minimum Price: $430 

Secondary School Pricing (Unlimited Access Option)

  • Secondary Schools: List Price: $475 / NLC Price: $403.75

Special school bundle pricing is available for this product.

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