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Earth Sciences: Getting Started

Subjects: Earth Sciences

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Oliver Bridle
Radcliffe Science Library,
Park Road,
01865 (2)72843


Department of Earth Sciences

University of Oxford
South Parks Road
 OX1 3AN

Earth Sciences Library

Departmental Librarian: Elizabeth Crowley

Earth Sciences LibGuide

This guide provides links to the key library resources for Earth Science. Please use the tabs above to access the different types of resource available to you.

The printed collection of books, journals and other items is housed in two locations: the Earth Sciences Library in the Earth Sciences Department building and the Radcliffe Science Library. 

The website for the Earth Sciences departmental library is at:

If you wish to ask a question, recommend a resource for purchase or make an appointment for help using the library resources, then please contact either the Subject Specialist for Earth Sciences, Ollie Bridle in the Radcliffe Science Library or the departmental librarian Elizabeth Crowley in the Earth Sciences Department.


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.

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

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The Radcliffe Science Library

The Radcliffe Science Library (RSL) is the main science research library at the university and is part of the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford.




+44 1865-272800


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.