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)

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.

OxLIP+ logo 

OxLIP+ (e-Resources): Use OxLIP+, Oxford University's platform for electronic resources, to search for databases, digital archives and other online resources by title, subject, keyword and category. Search the e-Journals tab by, title, subject, ISSN or citation for access to a wide range of electronic journals.

Check the e-Resources blog and use the New Resource tag 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 OxLIP+ to search for online resources if:

  • you wish to browse the available databases and full text archives in a given subject
  • you wish to browse the available databases and full text archives in a particular format, such as news resources or dissertations and theses
  • you are only searching for electronic jounals
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