This LibGuide was created before March 2020. While many of the resources mentioned can be found online, there may be some references to physical resources which are currently inaccessible due to the temporary closure of the Bodleian Libraries.
If you need help finding or using any of the online resources listed you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Why use online resources?
Databases can help you locate references to books and journal articles on a particular topic, as well as providing electronic access to literary and non-literary texts. You can print, download or email information retrieved from most of these.
For access to the majority of resources covered in this guide, go to the English section of the subject list on Databases A-Z. You will also find useful resources in the Linguistics, Newspapers, and History sections.
Accessing eresources outside the Oxford network
For information on accessing electronic resources from outside the