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Psychology: Home

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students studying experimental psychology at the University of Oxford, although researchers may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about books/online resources for experimental psychology, including ebooks, ejournals, bibliographic databases.

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If you are not a member of the University, visit the Bodleian Libraries Admissions office to apply for a reader's card.

About this Guide

This LibGuide tells you about resources available through the Bodleian Libraries to support teaching and research in Psychology at Oxford.

Each tab is devoted to particular types of resources. Click on one to find out more.

This home page provides information about the Radcliffe Science Library, admission and how to access resources remotely.

Your Subject Librarian Karine Barker is based in the Radcliffe Science Library. Please contact her for help and information on:

  • Library services & resources
  • Literature searching
  • One-to-one or group training on e-resources such as bibliographic databases and reference management
  • Keeping up to date with new papers in your field
  • Book and journal recommendations for library purchase

The Library

The Radcliffe Science Library, known as the RSL, is the University's main reference and lending science library. The library holds the print and electronic psychology collections. Most psychology books are available for borrowing. Access to electronic resources (electronic journals and books) is available remotely to members of the University.

The library is currently housed in the Vere Harmsworth Library (VHL) while its building is being renovated.  to find out more about the RSL in the VHL visit RSL at the VHL

Tel: 01865 272800    Email:   

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