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Modern Languages: Inductions and Information Skills

Subjects: Modern Languages

Taylorian Virtual Tour

With access to the library restricted, unfortunately we have not been able to provide tours for new students. Please take a look at our video tour and induction information below instead! 

Subject Librarians

If you would like more information, or further help with any of the tasks , please contact your subject librarian:


Janet Foot
+44 (0)1865 278159

Johanneke Sytsema
+44 (0)1865 278166/58

Nick Hearn
+44 (0)1865 270462

Johanneke Sytsema
+44 (0)1865 278166/58

Emma Huber
+44 (0)1865 278153

Greek (Modern)
Kostas Skordyles
+44 (0)1865 270473

Hispanic Studies
Joanne Ferrari
+44 (0)1865 288033

Zsuzsanna Varga 
+44 (0)1865 270469

 Italian Literature and Language
Clare Hills-Nova
+44 (0)1865 278094

Joanne Ferrari
+44 (0)1865 288033

Adina Bradeanu
+44 (0)1865 278166

 Slavonic Literature and Language
Nick Hearn
+44 (0)1865 270462
Barbara Baj Wojtowicz (Slavonic Regional Specialist)
+44 (0)1865 270467

Joanne Ferrari
+44 (0)1865 288033

SOLO & electronic resources

The presentation below covers the basics of SOLO, finding books and journal articles, and using the library catalogue to request books and manage your account. 

You might also find the guides linked below useful, on SOLO and e-resources. 

Oxford has access to a wealth of electronic resources for you to explore. For guidance on how to take advantage of these resources, contact your subject librarian or take a look at the online guides below.

Graduate Induction

Below is a copy of the library induction factsheet for graduate students in Modern Languages. It gives some key links to resources such as the library catalogue and electronic journals, information about your subject librarians, and details of how the library can support you with some public engagement activities such as exhibitions or blogs.