How do I access e-books and e-journals?

SOLO also includes links to Oxford's collections of e-books and e-journals. If you are away from Oxford you must sign in to SOLO using your Single Sign-On password to get access to all of the library's electronic resources.


  1. Search SOLO using keywords from the book title and/or author's name.
  2. Click 'View Online' to link to the e-book.

    Accessing an e-book from SOLO


  1. Choose the 'Articles & more' tab in SOLO and enter keywords from the article title and/or author's name.    Alternatively, you can search the 'Oxford Collections' tab by journal title. However, please note that it is not possible to find articles using the 'Oxford Collections' tab by entering the article title or article author.  If you wish to search using article title or author choose 'Articles and more' (see: 'How do I make sense of my reading list')
  2. Click 'View Online'
  3. A new window will open, listing one or more services that hold the e-journal (e.g. 'Full text available via…').  Click on one of the services to connect to the article