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The majority of books held in Oxford, in both print and electronic formats, are catalogued in SOLO and can be searched for by title. If you are unable to find the book you are looking for, you might be able to request a copy of the resource via our Document Supply and Inter-Library Loans service.
LibGuide links for books
This guide introduces you to e-resources and aims to explain where you can find e-resources, if and how you can access them, and where you can get help.
Ebooks at Oxford
To find out more about e-books at Oxford, take a look at the eBook Libguide to lear how to search, download and cite ebooks. It also provides advice on device compatibility.
Getting Started in Oxford libraries
If you want to find out more about how to use SOLO to search journals, then take a look at the video tutorials created by the iSkills team in their Workshops and Classes Libguide.
Each month new e-book acquisitions are added by the library to its LibraryThing page. For full-text access to the titles please follow the SOLO permalinks provided in the comments section and sign in to your MySOLO account using your Single Sign On.
Finding a book in SOLO
This video introduces you to SOLO's simple search function and:
- sorting and filtering your results
- clustered results
- print books
- electronic Legal Deposit (eLD)
Video created by Rachel Childs 23rd June 2020.
Recommend a resource
Recommend a book
If we don't have the book you are looking for, why not make a recommendation and complete this Recommend a Book form.
Use of Oxford e-resources
Oxford subscribes to a wide range of e-resources, e-journals and e-books to support your research and study. Use of these is governed strictly by licence agreements.
- E-resources may be used for study and research but NOT for commercial purposes
- You may NOT share your password or pass content from e-resources to anyone else
- Systematic downloading or viewing of excessive amounts of data is strictly forbidden
Failure to comply may result in:
- Referral to the University Proctors
- Publishers withdrawing content from the whole university