Find e-Resources and Databases

Search Tools

Make use of the following search tools to access the variety of resources available to users of the Bodleian Libraries:

SOLO (Search Oxford Libraries Online): Use SOLO to search the huge range of resources provided by the Bodleian Libraries. SOLO includes links to:

    • electronic reference works
    • e-journals
    • e-books
    • databases
    • full-text digital archives

SOLO also searches the Oxford Research Archive which contains full-text theses, journal articles, conference papers and other types of research publications produced by members of the University of Oxford. 

Use A-Z Databases, Oxford University's platform for electronic resources, to search for databases, digital archives and other online resources by title, subject, keyword and category.

Check the e-Resources blog for updates on new additions to the University collections. Check ths SSL blog for updates of new resources geared towards the Social Sciences.

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Time Saving Tips

Use SOLO to search for online resources if:

  • you are searching for a specific e-book, e-journal or database
  • you also wish to see what is available in print

Use A-Z Databases to search for online resources if:

  • you wish to browse the available databases and full text archives in a given subject
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