If you are searching for articles on a specific subject or by a specific author, it is reccomended that you search one of our bibliographic databases. These will in many cases give you direct access to electronic full-text articles where we have an active subscription.
Databases are provided on different interfaces. Most of them support the following functions:
Advanced Search screen provides options for combining your keywords.
Combine keywords using appropriate Boolean Operators (drop down menu):
AND - to combine/narrow down; OR - to broaden; NOT - to exclude terms.
Use synonyms, alternative terms, phrases and variations in spelling.
Use truncation at the end of your term (*)
Refine results by subjects, controlled vocabulary, publication year ...
Select/Mark relevant references and display results.
Save, E-mail or Export selected references.
There are a number of databases available for locating research papers for statistics. These databases can be accessed through the Database A-Z.
The following bibliographic and abstract databases provide broad coverage of most areas of science.
You can find additional LibGuides here that will help you identify other resources and use library services.
Information about library services can be found on the Bodleian Libraries Science Portal.
For subject enquiries please contact the relevent Subject Libraian.
Physical Sciences Librarian Subject Consultant, Radcliffe Science Library
Tel: +44 (0)1865 2-72816