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Lady Margaret Hall Library: Online Resources

Information about LMH Libray and our collections
Subjects: College Libraries

Online resources are available even while the library is closed. This page gives you tips for using electronic content such as e-books and online journals, and links to some core sources of online resources.

If you can’t find an e-book on SOLO, please do contact us. We know other platforms that might hold it, or we could possibly buy it. Not all books are available as academic e-books, and the Bodleian can take several weeks to add them to SOLO, so it’s best to ask as early as possible. Also, as institutional e-book licences are more expensive than regular books, they need to be approved by a LMH tutor or fellow – ask them to send the request to

How do I use online resources?

These links will introduce you to using online resources and give you tips on how to search them. Library staff are available to help members of LMH with any questions - see the box to the right for contact details. We are also offering Library Adviser Sessions by email and Skype, which you can book through the Oxford Study Skills Centre (

Where can I find online resources?

These links will direct you to resources available through the University libraries and across the internet.

Contact the Library

LMH Library is open to college members via fob access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Library is open to non-LMH visitors by appointment (email during staffed hours, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. We are trying to limit external visitors as much as possible during the pandemic.

Lady Margaret Hall Library
Norham Gardens
United Kingdom

Telephone: (01865) 274361

A picture of James, smiling in front of a bookshelf.

James Fishwick (Librarian)

Contact James for appointments to visit the library or to request new books for the library.

(01865) 274361

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Sally Hamer (Assistant Librarian)

Contact Sally with any queries or problems, to renew your books, or discuss lost books and lost property.
 (01865) 274236

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Isambard (Librarian's Cat)

Thanks to the other college libraries who contributed many of the links on this page. As these are external links, the content may change without us realising - let us know if any of the links need updating.