Books can be found by searching SOLO. You can search by criteria such as author, title and subject. SOLO will provide you with details of the library which holds the book you want and the book's location and availability within that library.
Books in the RSL are kept in the Lankester Room on Level 2 and are arranged by the Library of Congress and National Library of Medicine Classification schemes. Many more books are also kept off-site. You can order these to be brought to the library using SOLO.
Every book has an assigned shelfmark that is related to its topic and is the "address" of the book on the shelf. Some key topics can be found at the following shelfmarks:
Latest print books added to our collection:
If Oxford doesn't have an article or book, you may be able to get it through:
If you feel that the collection is missing a key item, please let us know. Your recommendations are always welcome.