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Local History for Continuing Education: Oxford's online resources

A guide to finding information on Local History resources in the Rewley House Continuing Education Library

Oxford's Online Resources

Oxford subscribes to a wide range of online resources which are available to students with an Oxford Single Sign on (SSO) from home.  To browse the full list of these resources use the Databases A-Z.

If you do not have an Oxford Single Sign on (SSO) please see the 'Free online resources' tab.

If you are looking for a specific ebook or articles please see the tabs for 'Books' or 'Journals' instead.

Please find below information about resources including:

  • Online tools for literature searching
  • Key bibliographical databases

 

Online resources for literature searching

You can search for books, articles, conference papers, other publications and dissertations using SOLO, Google Scholar or Bibliographical Databases.   Below you will find some brief notes about each of these tools followed by a list of bibliographical databases for Local History.  For a more detailed comparison of the pro's and cons of SOLO, Google Scholar and Bibliographical Databases as literature searching tools please see 'Literature Searching Tools" under the 'Search Tips' tab.

Key Bibliographical Databases

Here are some of the key bibliographic databases for Local History.