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Earth Sciences: Getting Started

Subjects: Earth Sciences

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Andrew Kernot
Radcliffe Science Library,
Park Road,
01865 272839
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Key Resources


The Radcliffe Science Library 
provides extensive collections 
of printed materials and 
electronic resources for science.

RSL is one of the main research libraries, part of the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford.

Visit our web site to learn about library services, reading rooms, computer facilities, consultations,
research support, and training courses.

The Collection Policy.  

Earth Sciences LibGuide

This 'Getting Started' page gives you links to key resources and information about new publications. The tabs above lead to more in-depth information about:

Finding Journal articles & on-line papers

E-Books & online reference works


Dissertations & theses

If you wish to ask a question or seek more help then please contact either the Radcliffe Science Library or the Departmental Library, or for subject enquiries the Subject Consultant.

Library Assistant for New Readers


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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 -


  • Find libraries around Oxford
  • Get help finding books on your reading lists
  • Get information about library WiFi, passwords and photocopying                                                                     
  • ...and much more

Visit Library Assistant at -


New Books

For the very latest additions to the Radcliffe Science Library in all aspects of the Earth Sciences please visit:-

To view this list by date of acquisition please 'sort' by "Created" using the drop down menu.

Guide: Remote Access

The main access point for all resources, including those only available electronically, is SOLO

Use your Oxford Single Sign On whether you are on or off campus for full functionality.

For further information please see the guide "Solo - Search Oxford Libraries Online"

Before working outside the Oxford University network please visit Remote Access for more details.



Department of Earth Sciences

University of Oxford
South Parks Road
 OX1 3AN

The new Earth Sciences building from parks road


Departmental Librarian:

Elizabeth Crowley