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Library Assistant is our online guide to library services for new undergraduate students. It is adapted to work on smartphones and tablets so you can access it anywhere. You can use Library Assistant to -
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SOLO (Search Oxford Libraries Online) is the library catalogue for searching our collections of printed and electronic books and journals.
SOLO opens with the "Oxford Collections" search box as the default. In "Oxford Collections" you can search by:
You can also select various filters to refine your search. Visit our SOLO Guide for further instructions and videos.
Your SOLO Account
You can search SOLO without logging in, but if you log in you can:
Signing on to SOLO
Use your Oxford Single Sign-On (Oxford SSO).
See the Password guide for instructions on setting and resetting your library password. You will need to sign on to SOLO to place a hold/request, to use My Account to renew your books, or to access your personal e-shelf or saved queries. The "Sign on" options are in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
Click here to start searching SOLO.
Your reading lists are on Weblearn.
Most books on your reading lists are available in the Radcliffe Science Library, and can be found in these sections:
WL - Nervous System
QH - Biology
QT - Physiology
QU - Biochemistry
QV - Pharmacology
Bookmark the online version of Handbook of Physiology, Comprehensive Physiology, available through SOLO. You'll need it!