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Dissertation-Writing Resources - Fall 2020

Using the Oxford English Dictionary

The OED uses a lot of abbreviations. Here's a guide that explains what they mean:

A librarian at Texas State University has created an entire Research Guide dedicated to using the OED. It's very helpful--just remember that you'll need to access the OED through the WVU site, so links in the TSU guide may not work:

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