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Hertford College Library: Study skills

Information about using Hertford College Library for college members, prospective students and visitors.

Finding resources

Hertford Library's resources are listed on the SOLO library catalogue, which is shared by most libraries at the University of Oxford.

You can search for print and online resources, including books, journals and databases. 

Guide: how to search SOLO

You can also browse Oxford's databases using Databases A-Z.

Wellbeing and study skills selection

The Library wellbeing and study skills book section is on the ground floor, just outside the Library Office.  It has a selection of books on study skills methods and self care books, which can be borrowed confidentially.  Suggestions for new books for this section are very welcome!

Shelf of wellbeing and study skills books

Here to help

The Librarian is here to support students throughout their studies.  As well as introductory tours, the Librarian offers one-to-one and group sessions on research skills.  These can cover topics like:

  • Searching for print and online resources by subject
  • Using databases to find primary and secondary sources
  • Managing and saving search results and resources
  • Keeping up to date with new research
  • Managing your references and bibliographies

Contact the Library with questions or to arrange a meeting.

Staff and student in front of library shelves