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Pre-clinical Medicine: Getting Started

Guide to Oxford University library resources for Pre-clinical Medical Students.

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students studying pre-clinical medicine at the University of Oxford.

Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for pre-clinical medicine, including ebooks, ejournals, bibliographic databases.

Recorded Lectures

Watch relevant topics for your studies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection of the resource Henry Stewart Talks.

Finding books for Pre-Clinical Medicine

Search SOLO for printed and electronic books at Oxford. You can search by Author, Title or Subject and limit to  Health Care Libraries or Radcliffe Science Library.

We have also linked your reading lists to the catalogue:

MSD_BA_Medicine Year 1 Part 1

MSD_BA_Medicine Year 2 Part 2

Here's a guide to using SOLO with a short video on SOLO Top Tips.

e-Books at Oxford

All our e-books are available via SOLO.

Click here for a list of e-book packages currently provided by the Bodleian Libraries.  

Top e-book collections for your studies:

Where are the medical books in the Radcliffe Science Library?

QS Human anatomy QV Pharmacology QY Clinical pathology
QT Physiology QW Microbiology & Immunology QZ Pathology
QU Biochemistry QX Parasitology W-WZ Medicine


Here's our full browsing guide for Medicine. The Class Number (shelfmark) indicates books on the subject in the Radcliffe Science Library, temporarily housed in the Vere Harmsworth Library, 2nd floor, during its major renovation . 

New books lists at RSL: selected medical sciences books month by month.

Subject Guide

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