Guides to resources

The Bodleian Libraries and the EFL have produced a number of guides to assist with using the library and its resources. Oxford LibGuides provides access to online guides covering a wide range of subjects, libraries and resources.

Using the Libraries

English subject guides

Film Studies guides

SOLO - Search Oxford Libraries Online

Databases A-Z and Oxford eJournals

Online tutorials and guides to e-resources and databases (created by database suppliers)

DNB (Dictionary of National Biography):

Short introduction (4.5MB PowerPoint file)
Or you can read about the online edition 

EEBO (Early English Books Online)
Help Contents - EEBO

JSTOR (eJournals collection):
JSTOR video tutorials
JSTOR Search Help

LION (Literature Online):
LION Help Page

MLA International Bibliography
MLA International Bibliography demo (online demo) 

OED (Oxford English Dictionary)

Tour of the OED (9MB, PowerPoint Show (.pps) format)

Project MUSE
(eJournals collection):
Search and Browse (5.2MB PowerPoint Tutorial)
Results and Citations (6.1MB PowerPoint Tutorial)
Quick search guide (PDF)
Quick browse guide (PDF)

Personal bibliographic management software
Information on accessing and using RefWorks software

ZETOC (alerting service):
ZETOC allows you to set-up personalised email alerts or RSS feeds so that you can track the latest articles or journal titles related to your interests.
Video tutorials
Quick reference guide
Zetoc Alert Quick Reference Guide

PCAS (Print, Copy & Scan)


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