Take the SSL home with you: ways to access library materials remotely

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Our books (both normal and short loan) are currently being issued over the vacation. All are due back on Tuesday 17 January 2023 (1st Week of Hilary Term). However, if you have any books out on loan that you no longer need, please do return them to us before you leave for the vacation.

If you are an Oxford University student and need to access library resources while you are away from Oxford, follow our tips below:

Open laptop with an open book on it.Remote access via SOLO

Access e-books, e-journals and databases remotely by logging in to SOLO with your Single Sign On (SSO) Take a look at the Bodleian Libraries SOLO Guide for further information.

ORLO (Oxford Reading Lists Online)

Most postgraduate reading lists are available on ORLO and scans, online articles and e-books can be accessed there.

Scan & Deliver

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Scan & Deliver is a free electronic document delivery service which enables you to obtain scans of book chapters or journal articles via email from the Bodleian Libraries’ print collections.

Open laptop on a desk with the words Further Information on itFor more details on the above, and to find out about further resources available remotely, consult the Bodleian Libraries Online and Remote Access webpage.

We will be closed from Saturday 24th December 2022 to Monday 2nd January 2023 (dates inclusive).

(The library will close at 5pm on Friday 23rd December and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 3rd January).

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