What is Océano Saber?

Specifically developed for libraries, Océano Saber is a resource center that gives you access to over 200,000 full text articles in Spanish and provides the most suitable answer easily and at once.

Océano Saber is a web-based product that provides instant, simple and efficient access to a large quantity of information. Its broad database contains information on all areas of human knowledge. The product has an advanced search engine, developed exclusively by Océano, which allows you to surf effortlessly through the database. Whether you want to make the widest or narrowest of searches, you will always get the most relevant results.

What can I find in Océano Saber?

Over 200,000 articles in Spanish and 36,000 graphics&images are available with content specific to all Spanish-speaking countries. Océano Saber is built around a broad database that includes information from a variety of sources. Each article has been revised and indexed by the Océano editorial team.

  • Reference material. This primarily comes from Oceano’s own sources, but information is also included which has been supplied by third parties like the Bompiani literary dictionary. It has over 89,000 articles and can be classified as objective facts as it is information you would find in encyclopaedias.
  • Articles from magazines and specialized periodicals. Articles in the database come from selected publications. We classify these as opinion, and there are currently over 57,000 of them available.
  • Historical documents (transcribed or scanned). There are over 1,900 unedited documents of great historical value. Of special interest is a comprehensive selection from the Indies Archives. All these documents are classified as evidence.
  • Literature classics (complete texts or extracts). There is a selection of over 650 of the most significant works of world literature (complete texts and compilations), all in Spanish.
  • Images. The gallery has over 9,000 pictures, from key historical moments to works of art.
  • Cartography. This section has over 1,500 maps of various kinds which cover our entire planet.
  • Anatomical atlases. Approximately 300 anatomical diagrams covering the whole of the human body.
  • Interactive simulations. Over 100 interactive simulations to help you understand key concepts.
  • Links. A selection of links to web-sites with academic content.
  • Dictionaries. Spanish, Spanish synonyms and antonyms, English-Spanish, French-Spanish, Portuguese-Spanish and German-Spanish.

What kinds of searches can I do on Océano Saber?

In order to make Océano Saber a useful tool for everybody, both efficient and precise, the editorial team in charge of this have completed an exhaustive analysis and manual highlighting of all the documents.

Océano Saber gives you a variety of ways to carry out your search:

  • Simple Search
  • Advanced Search
  • Subject Search
  • Biographical Search
  • Timeline
  • Literature Library
  • Dictionaries
  • Links
  • Image Gallery
  • Map Center.
  • Anatomical Atlas
  • Interactive Simulations

How can I gain access to Océano Saber?

There are two ways to access Océano Saber:
1. Through your library or portal on the Internet, this will give you direct access to the product. To do this you will have to identify your network through your public IPs.

2. Through a password which will allow you access directly from this page.

Océano Saber is a fee-paying product. It is aimed primarily at users who gain access in public libraries, universities, schools and other institutions.

If you are interested in receiving more information, or you would like to evaluate the product, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected], specifying your name and the country from which you require access.

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