Renewing your library books

How to renew

  1. Go to SOLO
  2. Sign in at the top right-hand corner with your Single Sign On (University members) or choose non-Oxford members (if you have a library card with an orange stripe).
  3. Click on My Account at the top right-hand corner to view and renew your books

For more information see the SOLO Guide

Problem renewing?

If you have a problem renewing it might be:

  • the item has been reserved by another reader
  • you have outstanding fines of £10 or over. If this is the case please contact the library to arrange a payment date and renew your items.

Paying Fines Online

Bodleian Health Care Library fines can be paid online by clicking here
Fines will not automatically be removed from your account. If paying fines during unstaffed hours, they will not be removed from your account until the next time the library is staffed.  

Alternative options

You can also renew you books in the following ways: 

In person

Just present your library card at the helpdesk.

By telephone

Call [01865] 221936, 24 hours a day

The only information you need to give is your name, library card number and contact phone number.

By e-mail 

Send an e-mail to

Include your name, library card number and contact phone number.

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