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BrowZine: Getting started with BrowZine

Getting started : PC or Laptop

Image shows the logo for the Browzine service.

BrowZine gives you seamless access to online journals licensed by the Bodleian Libraries directly from SOLO or from the BrowZine website.


Coverage is from 2005 onwards. Publishers supported by Browzine.

  • Via BrowZineGo to the website and select your institution. You will then be prompted to sign in with your Single Sign On. From here you can search for journals, browse content and access articles. 

Image shows how to search for your institution if you log in via Browzine rather than through the catalogue.m Start typing Bodleian and the instution name will display ready to click on to select it


  • Via SOLO: BrowZine seamlessly directs you straight to the article you want to view and the BrowZine platform easily

allows you to browse journal contents. If you have not already done so you will be asked to sign in with your Single Sign On. You will only be asked once during each session. 


  • Electronic Legal Deposit: BrowZine links you to the Libraries subscription copy where available. 


Getting started : Smartphone or Tablet

  • Download the BrowZine App (Third Iron) from the App Store on your device
  • Choose Library (select University of Oxford)
  • Login with your University of Oxford Single Sign On
  • This gives you access to online journals licensed by the University of Oxford, and to Open Access articles
  • You can set up a personal account to use additional features (eg My Articles, or My Bookshelf)
  • Browzine can be used on All iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches with iOS v8.x+ ;  Android Tablets and Smartphones with OS v4.1+ and on Kindle Fire HD Tablets