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Plant Sciences: Home

Subjects: Biology, Plant Sciences

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying plant sciences at the University of Oxford, although researchers from biology and forestry may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for plant sciences, including ebooks, ejournals and bibliographic databases.

Finding books for plant sciences

Oxford has a wide range of print and ebooks, including the main science collections in the Radcliffe Science Library and the research collections at the Sherardian Library of Plant Taxonomy.  For more detailed info about our book collections visit our Books page in this guide.

Key journals

Many journals, as well as being available in print, are available online and can be searched via SOLO or eJournals A-Z. Below are a few of the top journals for plant taxonomy but you can find more information on the Journals page in this guide.

Key databases

Oxford subscribes to many bibliographic databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for plant taxonomy below, but take a look at the Databases page in this guide for more information.

Plant Sciences Subject Librarian

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Sophie Wilcox
Contact:
Sherardian Library,
Dept. of Plant Sciences, South Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3RB
Working hours: Mon-Wed 9.30am-2.00pm
+44 (0)1865 2-75025 (Sherardian Library) +44(0)1865 2-72800 (RSL Enquiries)

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Key libraries

Radcliffe Science Library