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RE: Re: [pepysdiary] Jane Shore -Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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  • terry.foreman@murraystate.edu
    Richard, Some of us are in small USA towns whose public libraries don t work the way yours do. Terry ... From : Richard Histon[mailto:Richard@histon.co.uk]
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      Richard,

      Some of us are in small USA towns whose public
      libraries don't work the way yours do.

      Terry

      ------- Original Message -------
      From : Richard Histon[mailto:Richard@...]
      Sent : 10/8/2007 10:02:19 AM
      To : pepysdiary@yahoogroups.com
      Cc :
      Subject : RE: Re: [pepysdiary] Jane Shore -Oxford
      Dictionary of National Biography

      Thanks Jane. Just to point out that anyone with a
      library ticket in a
      major city should be able to access most of the
      Oxfords (full
      dictionary, this one, and others, including
      Britannica) from home by
      accessing the Oxford site and entering your library
      ticket number. Most
      cities seem to subscribe to this, and it is superb.
      All the major Oxford
      (and Cambridge if you go there) are there. If you
      don;t have a ticket
      you can access from your city library. Always go for
      the subscriber
      option, not the limited public one.

      For example the ODNB is here, ready to put your
      library card no. in

      http://www.oxforddnb.com/auth/login.jsp?url=%2Fsubscribed%2F



      jeannine_kerwin wrote:
      >
      >
      > For a few days there is free access to Jane's bio
      on ODNB at
      > http://www.oxforddnb.com/public/lotw/3.html
      > < http://www.oxforddnb.com/public/lotw/3.html>
      >
      > Sam has referred to her once or twice, most
      famously when he told us
      > on 21 April 1662 that "He tells me how my Lady
      Duchess of Richmond and
      > Castlemaine had a falling out the other day; and
      she calls the latter
      > Jane Shore, and did hope to see her come to the
      same end that she did."
      >
      >




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