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Refugee and Forced Migration Studies: Home

Subjects: Refugee Studies

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers at the University of Oxford seeking support in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful. Use this guide to find out about printed and online resources, including grey literature, ebooks, ejournals, data, news sources and special collections for Refugee and FMO Studies.

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Use the Grey literature and Reports page to find sources for unpublished and semi-published documents and reports on refugee-related issues.  Grey literature holdings held in the Bodleian collections are searchable on SOLO.


Oxford has a wide range of printed books for refugee and forced migration, including the main collection in the Social Science Library. It also offers an ever-increasing access to e-books collections.  For more detailed information on our ebook collections visit the ebooks page of this guide.  Search SOLO for printed and electronic books at Oxford. You can search by author, title or subject and limit to a specific library or online resources.  The SOLO user guide is available if you need help with SOLO tips on searching, managing results and using your SOLO account.


Use this tab to find printed and electronic journal articles search SOLO, Oxford Libraries' catalogue.  Electronic journal titles can also be searched via e-Journals A-Z under useful links on SOLO.  Print journals still housed on the open shelves in the SSL are shelved alphabetically by title in the library's periodical section

Data & Statistics

The Data and statistics page of this guide introduces a selection of sources available for researchers and students at the University of Oxford. To see more sources, and find out about services for those who need to make secondary use of statistics and data, go to the the Bodleian Data Library.   You can browse Databases A-Z, a list of Oxford's online databases, or search all Oxford databases, along with other resources, on SOLO Library Catalogue.  

News & Analysis

The News sources and archives page introduces current online news sources, subscriptions, analytical materials, and historical periodicals archives available to the Bodleian readers. Online materials can be searched for or browsed via SOLO Library catalogue, e-Journals A=Z, and Databases A-Z.  Browse or search SOLO if you are looking for printed newspapers held in the Bodleian libraries.


Use this page to discover the refugee-related archives held in the SSL and the Bodleian Special Collections, including the Brookings Internally Displaced Persons Archive and the Oxfam Archives.  Links to other archival collections are also provided.

Research Tools

The Research tools page of this guide to further refugee-related research, terminology, glossaries and current awareness blogs.

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