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Classics for Continuing Education: Getting started

A guide to Library resources for Classical Studies.

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students studying Classical Studies at Oxford University Department for Continuing Education, although students from any field may find it useful.

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

You'll also find some tips on searching library resources effectively.

For information on Classical Studies resources in general see:

For specific subject information see:

Further information

For general library information for weekly class students, see the Guide for Weekly Class students

For general information about the Rewley House Continuing Education Library, see the Library website

For subject guides written by Bodleian Libraries staff, see Oxford LibGuides (note: these guides will link to resources which you may only be able to use in the Library or the Resource Room at Ewert House if you are a weekly class student)

  How to find things

Search SOLO to find books, e-books and journal titles.

Use Databases A-Z to search bibliographic databases and e-Journals A-Z to access to e-journals.

You will find more information on Continuing Education Library resources in the Collection and Resources area of the library website.

Can't find what you are looking for? Please contact the library for assistance.

Who can use which resources?

Weekly class students

Students enrolled on a Continuing Education weekly class which includes a written assignment can:

  • register to borrow books from the Continuing Education Library.
  • access electronic resources such as e-books, journal articles and databases from within the university network, for example in the Library or in the resources room at Ewert House. Weekly class students cannot access subscription resources from home, but there are many free online resources available.
Students on award-bearing courses

Students enrolled on an award-bearing Continuing Education course, such as undergraduate and postgraduate certificates and diplomas and Masters degrees, can:

Other members of the University

Staff and students of the University who are not members of the Continuing Education Department may use the Library for reference. Short loans may be made in exceptional circumstances: please ask at the Library desk.

For more information about joining the Library see the Library website.

Rewley House Continuing Education Library

The Library

Guide by Rebeca Otazua

Contact info

Rewley House Continuing Education Library
Rewley House
1 Wellington Square

Tel.01865 270454


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