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If you are interested in searching SOLO for articles on your topic, click on the tab Oxford's online resources.
You can use SOLO to find journal titles and articles. Please see our top tips below or for more information see the SOLO Help guide
The Library has the following titles in print format relevant to Local History:
These journals are all for use in the Library only. Current issues are displayed on the periodical stand in the Reading Room while back issues may be found downstairs in the Local History journals section.
Many other local history articles will be found in other journal titles. For more information, select the Oxford's Online Resources page.
A citation to a journal article will include several pieces of key information:
e.g. Meaden, G. Terence, 2017. Drombeg Stone Circle, Ireland, analyzed with respect to sunrises and lithic shadow-casting for the eight traditional agricultural festival dates and further validated by photography. Journal of Lithic Studies, 4(4), pp. 1-17
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Students on short courses can use SOLO to search for free, open access journal articles. When you have done a search for your topic, use the Show Only filter and select Open Access.
JSTOR offers a service called MyJSTOR, which allows you free online access to six articles per month from home. Anyone can register for a free account at https://www.jstor.org/register.
Further information on Open access resources is available from the Guide to current library services for students on short courses.