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Alexander Library of Ornithology Guide: Finding Books and Periodicals

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      Finding Books and Periodicals

       

      BOOKS:

      The book collection is divided into 3 sequences:

      Sequence: Example Shelfmark:
      Taxonomic sequence Hummingbirds
      Geographic sequence New Zealand
      Subject sequence Flight

      All books within the Alexander Library are listed on SOLO, Oxford Libraries' catalogue.

      Search:

      • SOLO to find hardcopy books and ebooks.

      Tip: Limit your SOLO search to items in the Alexander Library by changing the drop-down option beside the search box from 'All libraries / collections' to 'Alexander Library'.

       

      PERIODICALS:

      The collection is arranged alphabetically by title (PER A - PER Z). There is also a collection of Bird Reports and Periodicals arranged by British county.

      The majority of periodicals within the Alexander Library are listed on SOLO, Oxford Libraries' catalogue.

      Search:

      • SOLO to find hardcopy journals
      • Search the local card catalogue for titles you cannot locate on SOLO.

       

      E-Books

      The Libraries offer access to a wide variety of e-book packages which can be browsed by subject area by clicking here.

      Individual book titles can be searched for via the catalaogue, SOLO.

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      Need Help?

      For ornithology subject enquiries please contact Sophie Wilcox:

      sophie.wilcox@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

      For other subject enquiries please check our Subjects page.

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