OED access

David Bowie db.list at PMPKN.NET
Sat Aug 22 05:02:28 UTC 2009

From:    "Mullins, Bill AMRDEC" <Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL>

> I have online access to the OED via two methods:

> 1.  The state of Alabama has set up a digital consortium of libraries
> and online databases (the Alabama Virtual Library --
> http://www.avl.lib.al.us/databases/index.html ) that includes the OED.
> All I need is a public library card.  I know that other states have
> similar programs -- check with yours.

> 2.  The Mid-Continent Public Library in Kansas City allows non-resident
> memberships for a very nominal fee.  Not only does it include the OED,
> but many other full-text databases (in fact, about the only one I don't
> have but would really like is JSTOR).

Very cool, both of these. Anyone know whether there's similar access
available for the LLBA database? The U of Alaska system doesn't
subscribe to it.


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