These two databases provide similar search options and tools.
Browse or search by subject or reference type (in Oxford Reference). You can start with a specific book, or look for entries on a topic in multiple books.
Tip: Limit your search results to "unlocked" and "free" to only see resources accessible by CSM students.
When viewing an entry, you can:
In addition to definitions, this resource provides the etymology (origin) and history of words. The OED also includes resources such as timelines, sources, a historical thesaurus, and browsing by categories (including subject, usage, region, or origin).