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Oxford Art Online contains the full text to the landmark art reference source, The Dictionary of Art. It's highlighted here since it's a great source to use to familiarize yourself with discipline specific terms, dates, and facts.

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"A Spanish historian, Jorge Romance, has traced the earliest use of the @ symbol in this context to the registry of the taula de Ariza. He dates the document to 1448, over 500 years before the Internet had any need for it." From Oxford Word Blogs,


Database -Scope: The Oxford Reference database is an excellent reference tool for students looking for clear and concise definitions to historical terms. The definitions cover all aspects of any given historical period. Names, dates, subject areas, and themes, and quotations are all linked. Oxford also has an excellent mobile app to complement the online site. Selection: For the clear and simple format and precise definitions. Website: Call for pricing.

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Essential Winter Coat Guide

While the exact origins of the pea coat are uncertain, the Oxford dictionary has the earliest uses of the term pea coat dating back to the early 18th century, from the term Pijjakker or pilot’s jacket in Dutch. One version of the current pea coat as we know it was adopted from the reefer jackets of the British Royal Navy.