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

Staff member scanning a book

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).

Vacation Loans start on Sunday 27 November

A lamp turned on shining its beam on an open book which has the words vacation borrowing on it.The end of term is fast approaching and that means our vacation loans are about to start.

For both standard and short loans, vacation loans will begin on Sunday of 8th Week (27 November).

All vacation loans will be due back on Tuesday of 1st week of Hilary Term (17 January).

The total number of books you can borrow remains the same.

Please note that journals, statistical series and ‘Confined’ books remain for library use only during the vacations.

 

Vacation loans start on Sunday 12 June

A lamp turned on shining its beam on an open book which has the words vacation borrowing on it.The end of term is fast approaching and that means our vacation loans are about to start.

For both standard and short loans, vacation loans will begin on Sunday of 8th Week (12 June).

All vacation loans will be due back on Tuesday of 1st week of Michaelmas Term (11 October).

The total number of books you can borrow remains the same.

Please note that journals, statistical series and ‘Confined’ books remain for library use only during the vacations.

 

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 26 April 2022 (1st Week of Trinity Term). However, if you have any books out on loan that you no longer need, please do return them to us before you leave.

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.

Staff member scanning a book on our scanner.Scan & Deliver

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.

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Easter Closure Period

The SSL will be closed over the Easter holiday period from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 April (these dates are inclusive). We will re-open on Monday 18 April from 9am to 7pm. See the SSL homepage for our full opening hours.

 

Vacation Loans start on Sunday 6 March

A lamp turned on shining its beam on an open book which has the words vacation borrowing on it.The end of term is fast approaching and that means our vacation loans are about to start.

For both standard and short loans, vacation loans will begin on Sunday of 8th Week (6 March).

All vacation loans will be due back on Tuesday of 1st week of Trinity Term (26 April).

The total number of books you can borrow remains the same.

Please note that journals, statistical series and ‘Confined’ books remain for library use only during the vacations.

 

Vacation Loans start on Sunday 28 November

A lamp turned on shining its beam on an open book which has the words vacation borrowing on it.

The end of term is fast approaching and that means our vacation loans are about to start.

For both standard and short loans, vacation loans will begin on Sunday 28 November.

All vacation loans will be due back on Tuesday of 1st week of Hilary Term (18 January).

The total number of books you can borrow remains the same.

Please note that journals, statistical series and ‘Confined’ books remain for library use only during the vacations.

 

Take the SSL on Holiday: ways to access library material remotely

Vacation loans start during 8th week of Hilary term. Books (both normal and short loan) will be due back on Tuesday 28 April (1st week of Trinity Term).

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

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 LibGuides for further information.

SSL eReadings provides scans of selected articles and book chapters on reading lists we support that are not available in e-books or e-journals. SSL eReadings is hosted on WebLearn, log in with your Single Sign On (SSO)

Use the Scan & Deliver service if you need to get hold of a chapter or article from the Closed Stacks. Further information can be found here.

We will be closed from Friday 10 to Monday 13 April 2020 (dates inclusive).

The library will close at 7pm on Thursday 9 April and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 14 April.