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Many public libraries in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland subscribe to Grove Art Online and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. This means you can access thousands of articles, free, via your local library—anywhere, anytime.

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Developing Countries Initiative

As a mission-led, university press publisher, Oxford University Press (OUP) strives for maximum impact and dissemination worldwide, with fair and sustainable pricing according to prevailing market conditions. As such, OUP is committed to ensuring that non-profit research institutions in developing nations have access to critical research. OUP participates in a number of free or heavily-reduced rate developing country access initiatives, including INASP, EIFL, and Research4Life, as well as our own Developing Countries Offer. Find out more.