Finding resources

Catalogues and finding aids
Helpful links to digitised catalogues and guides to locating special collections items. 

Subject guides
Guidance of the collections available within the Weston Library organised by subject.  

SOLO
Library catalogue covering the majority of the library collections of the University of Oxford, including the Bodleian Libraries, most College and other libraries affiliated to the University. 

Collection locations
Guide of where Special Collections are currently located and how to request consultation. 

Resources
Available online resources for Special Collections material.

Digital collections
Digitized images and collections from Bodleian Libraries' special collections. 

OxLIP+ (Access limited to University of Oxford card holders)
List of databases by title and subject. OxLIP+ also includes cross-searching of databases and personalised features (My Research).  

Theses
Information about searching for, requesting or acquiring Oxford theses and theses from other Universities in the UK and worldwide.

Legal deposit
Information about the Bodleian Libraries' Legal Deposit collections, including electronic Legal Deposit and the Legal Deposit Web Archive. 

Google Scholar with Oxford full text links (Access limited to University of Oxford card holders)
Links to full text of available articles generated automatically for University of Oxford users. (If outside the University's network, set Oxford as member library in Scholar Preferences.) 

Centre for the Study of the Book
The Centre provides a common ground for scholars and librarians with shared interests in understanding, documenting, and interpreting the intellectual and material history of the book. 

Special Collections blogs
Special collections and archives blogs kept by library staff in the Weston Library, providing regularly updated content on a broad range of topics.

Catalogue updates
Information on the last six months-worth of new catalogues.

SOLO service updates
Information, known issues and upcoming developments to our library catalogue, SOLO.

University Libraries
A comprehensive list of all the Libraries associated with the University of Oxford.

Reference management tools for University of Oxford members

RefWorks
Personal bibliographic management software. 

EndNote/EndNote Web
Personal bibliographic management software available from ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education.

Accessing online catalogues and resources outside of the Oxford network

Off-site access
Information on access conditions and using online catalogues and resources when outside of the University of Oxford network.

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