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Biochemistry: Home

Guide to Oxford University library resources, facilities and services for Biochemistry.

The Radcliffe Science Library

The RSL is the University's main science library. It provides access to our printed collections and electronic resources, and services such as photocopying, printing and scanning, microfilm readers and document supply. Find out more on the Science Libraries Website.

The library offers 3D printing service.   For more information visit the 3D Printing & Scanning Guide.

Contacting the Library

Email us at

Or telephone: +44 (0)1865-272800

Off-campus access to e-resources

To access Oxford's e-journals, e-books and databases off campus:

Use your Single Sign On. Go to SOLO and click on Oxford Single Sign On (top right). For most of our e-books and e-journals this is all you need.

What about VPN (Virtual Private Network)? Only necessary for a few library resources. With VPN you can access the University network as if you were on campus. Register with Oxford IT Services.

For further information see the Bodleian Libraries remote access guide.

Library & Information Resources for Biochemistry

This Guide tells you about resources available through the Bodleian Libraries to help support learning, teaching and research in Biochemistry at Oxford.

Your Subject Librarian, Karine Barker, is based at the Radcliffe Science Library. Please contact for help & information on

  • Library services & resources.
  • Literature searching.
  • One-to-one or group training on e-resources such as subject databases and reference management.
  • Keeping up-to-date with developments in your field.
  • Book and Journal recommendations for library purchase.
  • open access enquiries.

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    Document Supply

    If Oxford doesn't have the article or book you want, get hold of it with our Document Supply service (link below). It's cheaper than buying direct off the web!