Below you will find a series of videos adapted from the workshop iSkills: Getting started in Oxford libraries. The videos introduce you to SOLO, the University's resource discovery tool, specifically concentrating on:
There is also at the bottom of the page called 'Welcome to the Bodleian Libraries for new readers', which was created for new incoming students in the academic year 2020-2021.
The videos have captions and you will find transcripts as an alternative for each video.
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The video creators are Rachel Childs and Helen Bond.
This video introduces you to SOLO's simple search function and:
Video created by Rachel Childs 23rd June 2020.
An explanation on how to find a journal article in SOLO.
Video created by Rachel Childs 2nd July 2020.
Sometimes you may not be able to access a specific e-journal article on SOLO because it is too old, hasn't been indexed or we only have the journal available in print rather than online. This video shows you how to find a journal using the advanced search in SOLO, which enables you to browse e-journals and print journals for the article you need.
Video created by Rachel Childs 7th July 2020.
There are lots of features in SOLO that can help speed up and make your research process easier. Learn how to:
Video created by Rachel Childs 30th June 2020.
An introduction to the Bodleian Libraries.
Launched August 2020.