Answered By: Business Librarian
Last Updated: 01 Oct, 2015     Views: 60

A thesaurus is available as an e-book in the database Oxford Reference Online:

  • Waite, M. (ed.) (2006) The Oxford Paperback Thesaurus. Oxford Reference Online [Online]

To access this book:

  • Log in to e-Library on the Library homepage and enter your network username and password
  • Type "Oxford Paperback Thesaurus" into the Search All box (it isn't actually paperback - it's an electronic version of the paperback edition!)
  • The book will be one of the first few results. Click on the Full text Online link. Under Links to content, click on the Book link.
  • The book will open in Oxford Reference Online. Type a word you are looking for into the search box, or select Browse this book to see a list of all words.

For details of thesauri available in print in the Library, search for "thesaurus" on the Books tab on the Library homepage.