Digital Discovery Services

BDLSS supports SOLO (Search Oxford Libraries Online), the principal library systems for over 100 Oxford libraries, serving as a union catalogue of c.8 million bibliographic records and more than 13 million item records. With respect to the University’s large collection of scholarly electronic resources (bibliographic databases and electronic journals), BDLSS provides the platforms and interfaces to make them accessible to all of the Universities’ libraries and remotely to users’ desktops.

In addition to traditional library catalogues and search products, BDLSS provides consultation and support for a wide range of metadata creation and discovery technologies and standards. For more information contact us at

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