New to the Social Science Library? Come on a library tour

Group of students walking through the SSL bookshelves on a tour of the library.

We are offering 20 minute welcome tours to new undergraduate and taught postgraduate students, in 0th week of Michaelmas term:

  • Wednesday 4 October: 11am, 5pm
  • Thursday 5 October: 11am, 5pm
  • Friday 6 October: 11am, 5pm

No booking is required, so come along to find out how to use our library and get advice from staff.

We look forward to welcoming you!


Missed your Library Welcome Session? Take a look at our Training Materials Archive

Did you miss your Library Welcome Session, or would you like a quick recap? Visit our Training Materials Archive to find this Term’s Welcome Session Presentations.

You can also take a look at our Getting Started webpage for all the key information you will need to get started using the Bodleian Libraries. Find out how to search our library catalogue (SOLO), how to make sense of your reading lists and much more …

We also have two Introduction to the Social Science Library (SSL) videos. One for new Undergraduates and one for new Postgraduates. The videos can be viewed by clicking on the images below:

Questions? Need some help? Talk to our friendly library staff, who will be happy to help with any queries you may have. Speak to us in person at our Issue Desk or you can contact us via phone (01865 2-71093) or via email.