The majority of books held by the Bodleian Libraries, in both physical and electronic formats, can be searched for via SOLO. If you are new to Oxford libraries or to SOLO, we recommend visiting the 'Getting Started' and 'How to' guides at the links below.
The following tabs list Oxford libraries with physical collections of interest to philosophers. Collections access and borrowing privileges are subject to conditions; please check individual library websites for further information.
For those wishing to learn more about searching for physical collections in Oxford, we recommend the following:
Philosophy is highly interdisciplinary. As such, a number of other libraries may be of relevance.
Other subject libraries of interest include:
Ebooks are digital manifestations of written works. Broadly speaking they come in two forms: they are either 'born digital' or are digital reproductions of printed books. Many have enhanced functionality, while some have restrictive access and usage terms.
The links below are provided for those wishing to learn more about ebooks, while the following tabs list ebook collections and platforms relevant to the study of philosophy.
The following is a list of ebook collections applicable to those studying philosophy at Oxford. However, as a highly interdisciplinary subject, other ebook collections may be of relevance. We recommend visiting Databases A-Z for a full breakdown of eresource packages, including trials and new arrivals, available to Oxford University members.
There are a number of reasons why the Bodleian Libraries may be unable to provide electronic acces to a resource. The Social Science Library have produced a brief, digestible blog post explaining some of these reasons: