Full Text Linking
This resource is compliant with the OpenURL standard. In addition to 500,000+ internal cross references, users can also follow direct links to the DNB archive, and an expanding range of links to other websites such as the National Register of Archives and the National Portrait Gallery.
It is not z39.50 compliant, but it supports standard HTTP requests using the method="get". There is also a Web look-up tool which launches a search in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography from any other website using a downloadable browser link.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography offers a wide range of search options (including quick search, full text search, people search, contributor search, image search, reference search).
Post Search Options
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography offers a vast range of options to refine and reorder search results. Articles and search results can be printed and emailed. Citation information is also available for each article.
ICOLC compliant statistics is available for this resource and can be emailed and downloaded.
Authentication is via the UK Access Management Federation, Athens, and IP address range.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is designed to meet level 1 of the WAI accessiblility standard.