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Features peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive, a terrific first-stop for research.
Includes full-text New York Times back to 1995.
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Find full-text access to Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Berkeley Voice, San Jose Mercury News, and West County Times, and hundreds of newspapers throughout the U.S.
The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary contains the complete text of the 20-volume 2nd edition and all work to date on the 3rd edition including regular updates and revisions.
Research over 1000 years of English through entries for 600,000 words that include etymology, definition, date of origination, pronunciation, quotations and cross-references.
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Berkeley Public Library card holders will create a login and password using your email. This same login and password provides access to IndieFlix, our streaming film service.
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