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A guide to resources for students studying for the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development.

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying Sustainable Urban Development in the Department of Continuing Education, although students and researchers from other departments and any field may find it useful.

Who can use which resources?

Short course students

(including WOW, Weekly Class and short online courses)

Students enrolled on a Continuing Education short course which includes a written assignment can:

  • register to borrow books and films 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 e-resources from home, but there are many free online resources available.  (See the tabs below for information about subscription and free resources).

Undergraduate and postgraduate students

(including students enrolled on Certificate, Diploma and Masters courses)

Students enrolled on an undergraduate or postgraduate Continuing Education course can:

  • register to borrow books and films from the Continuing Education Library.
  • become a member of other Libraries within the Bodleian Group of Libraries (for example the Social Science Library which will have many books on urban studies and social geography and the Sackler Library which will have many books on architecture and design). See a full list of Bodleian Libraries
  • access electronic resources such as e-books, journal articles and databases from any internet connection using your Single Sign On.

Finding books

Oxford has a wide range of books (including ebooks and print books) for Sustainable Urban Development.  For more detailed info about finding books visit the books tab on this guide.

Key journals

You can search for individual journal articles in SOLO by searching for the author and/or article title and/or subject keywords. 

In addition, you can search for a particular journal or newspaper (e.g. Nature, English Historical Review, The Guardian) by entering the title in  SOLO or via the 'e-Journals A-Z'.

Below are a few key journals for Sustainable Urban Development below. See the journal tabs for of this guide for more information.

Oxford Online Resources

Oxford subscribes to many scholarly databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for Sustainable Urban Development below.   Take a look at the 'Oxford's online resources' tab of this guide for more information.

Rewley House Continuing Education Library

The Library

Contact info

Rewley House Continuing Education Library
Rewley House
1 Wellington Square
Oxford
OX1 2JA

Tel.01865 270454

Email library@conted.ox.ac.uk

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Key Libraries

Here are some of the key libraries for Sustainable Urban Development, a full list of libraries is on the Bodleian Libraries website: