The English Faculty Library is happy to welcome any future students to the library. Whether you already have a place, you're thinking about applying, or you're looking at your options, we're happy for you to come and look around the library.
If you're making an independent visit to the library please arrange first with the Reader Services Librarian who will be happy to organise a time suitable for a visit. If you school is making a visit to Oxford please speak to the English Faculty Outreach Officer who can discuss the outreach activities in the Faculty with you.
School visits to the Bodleian Library
More information about school visits to the central Bodleian Library can be found here: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/whatson/learn/school-visits.
Oxfordshire State Schools can participate in the OxLibris project, giving access to libraries for A'Level student coursework/EPQs: https://bit.ly/oxlibris
Research Skills Training
The English Faculty Library offers training sessions to schools, including training on effective online searching and research skills. Sessions take place in the university vacation periods and availability is limited. If you'd like to discuss more please contact the Reader Services Librarian.
Resources & Further Links
If you have been to a conference or training session with the English Faculty you may have heard from our staff the kinds of resources available to help you support your students. Below are links to further resources and downloads available. If you have any questions about these please contact us.
How to Read a Reading List: Download Handout
Using Academic Journals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6WVJEXJj_o
Fake News: https://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/english/fakenews
- Picture book referencing handout
- Guide to Referencing in the English Faculty
English Teachers Conference - Presentation Slides