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LibGuide to Commonwealth Studies
This 'Getting Started' page gives you links to key resources and information for Commonwealth Studies. The tabs above lead to more in-depth information about different types of resources including archives, books, journals, theses, film, news sources, and official papers.
The main Oxford libraries for Commonwealth Studies are Rhodes House Library, the Bodleian Social Science Library, the Indian Institute collections (currently in the Bodleian Oriental Institute Library, the Bodleian Law Library and the History Faculty Library.
The links on the right-hand side provide library and contact information for Lucy McCann, Archivist at Rhodes House Library. You may also contact Sarah Rhodes, African and Commonwealth Subject Consultant, for subject enquiries.
Ways to access subscription resources off campus:
- Single Sign-On (SSO). Sign on to SOLO, OxLIP+ or your University email and your browser retains the sign on. This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus.
- VPN (Virtual Private Network). Register with OUCS to log on to the network via VPN. Once logged on you can access all e-resources as if you were on campus.
For further information see the Bodleian Libraries remote access guide.
Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies,
South Parks Road,
Oxford, OX1 3RG
Tel: 01865 270908
Fax: 01865 270912