Subscriber services

Welcome to Oxford English Dictionary subscriber services. These pages contain information on accessing OED Online, managing your subscription, and getting help if you have a problem.

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Technical problems?

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Managing your account

To see usage reports, or for any other aspect of account management, see our accounts management page.

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Promoting the site to users

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SRU service

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Contact us

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