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Classics for Continuing Education: Finding books

A guide to Library resources for Classical Studies.

Finding and accessing e-books on SOLO

Many e-books can be found on SOLO

The following guide gives infomation about how to search for ebooks, use them etc.

Ebooks Libguide

Purchase suggestions

If you would like to recommend an item for purchase by the Library, please fill in a Book Suggestion form.

Please note that it may not be possible to purchase all recommendations, depending on availability and cost.

How to find books on SOLO

You can locate books (both print and electronic) held in Oxford University libraries by looking them up on SOLO, Oxford libraries' catalogue,  at  

You can use the search box on the left to get started, or follow the link above

Are you looking for a specific book?

Enter the author's surname and a few significant words from the title. Leave out words like 'the', 'an', 'of' etc

Are you only interested in books held by the Rewley House Continuing Education Library?

On the main SOLO search screen, click 'All libraries/Collections' and select 'Continuing Education Library' from the dropdown box

For more information on searching SOLO, see the SOLO Guide.

Print collections

You can find books in Classical Studies on the lower floor of the Library. The main shelfmarks are:

160-190   Philosophy                   880          Greek Literature
470 Latin 930-939 Ancient History
480 Greek 936 Roman Archaeology
870 Latin Literature 938 Greek Archaeology


Some books may be in the Oversize section at the beginning of the sequence, these are marked 'Oversize' on SOLO