** Library Guide to Open Access Publishing

Access level: Freely available to the public

Occupational Outlook Handbook (DOL)

Biennial publication of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Describes what workers do, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings and job prospects in a wide variety of occupations.

Access level: Freely available to the public

OER Metafinder tool

This OER Metafinder tool from the George Mason University Libraries is a federated search tool that allows users to search metadata from seventeen digital libraries and repositories, including the Digital Public Library of America, OER Commons, OpenStax, MERLOT, HathiTrust, DPLA, Internet Archive and NYPL Digital Collections.

Access level: Freely available to the public

Online Books Page

Provides author, title, and subject access to hundreds of thousands of non-copyrighted online books freely available on the Web.

Access level: Freely available to the public

Open Library

Open Library, a book digitization project of the Internet Archive, provides access to millions of books.   Books in the public domain can be downloaded for free by anyone. Books that are still subject to copyright can be borrowed via controlled digital lending.  An account is not needed to search this collection, but you need to create an Open Library account to either read on their Internet Archive book reader or download to epub/pdf. 

Access level: Freely available to the public

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, and multimedia on social issues (from NOVELny).

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Topic overviews and bibliographies on pertinent topics in African Studies, Atlantic History, Chinese Studies, Criminal Justice, Islamic Studies, Latino Studies, Military History and  Psychology with links to the full text of sources when available.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch Tech fee

Oxford English Dictionary Online

The complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series. The worldwide standard source for English word definitions, word pronunciation, word history and usage.

Access level: CUNY

Oxford Reference

Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.

Access level: CUNY
Alternate access via CUNY login credentials OneSearch

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

In-depth, peer-reviewed long-form articles on foundational and cutting-edge topics in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Access level: John Jay