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Geography and the Environment: Getting Started

Guide to the latest and most useful research resources for geography and the environment

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.

Website:

www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science

E-mail:

enquiries.rsl@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Telephone:

+44 1865-272800

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Geography LibGuide

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

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 the Subject Specialist for Geography, Andy Kernot. Andy is based in the Radcliffe Science Library. 

Key Resources

These are some of the main databases for Geography and the Environment. Details of further library resources can be found using the tabs at the top of this webpage.

SCOPUS - SCOPUS is a multi-subject database that provides access to journal articles and other academic resources for topics including development studies, the earth sciences, ecology, geomechanics, human geography, and oceanography.

Proquest - Proquest is a different collection of academic and some other types of resource that covers a range of social science topics including environmental sciences, acquatic and water resources alongside economics and politics.

Web of Science - contains the Social Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index and will search academic journals covering a range of topics within human and physical geography.

Digimap - Digimap provides access to online maps and spatial data of Great Britain including current Ordnance Survey maps, Geology Digimap and Digimap Historic for older maps.

Guide: Remote Access

The main method of accessing subscription resources off campus is:

Single Sign On (SSO) - This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus. 

Further information about the SSO can be accessed at IT Services

Contacts

Andrew Kernot
Contact:
Radcliffe Science Library,
Park Road,
Oxford,
OX1 3QP
01865 272839
Website / Blog Page

Department

School of Geography and the Environment

Oxford University Centre for the Environment
(Dyson Perrins Bldg.)
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
OXFORD
OX1 3QY

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