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Psychodynamic Studies for short courses: Oxford's online resources

Presents an overview of library resources for students studying on the Psychodynamic Studies Programme at Oxford University Department for Continuing Education

Oxford's Online Resources

Oxford subscribes to a wide range of online resources which are available to students with an Oxford Single Sign on (SSO) from home.    To browse the full list of these resources use the Databases A-Z

If you do not have an Oxford Single Sign on (SSO) please see the 'Free online resources' tab.

If you are looking for a specific ebook or articles please see the tabs for 'books' or 'journals' instead.

Please find below information about resources including 

  • Online tools for literature searching
  • Key bibliographical databases
  • Digital theses

Online resources for literature searching

You can search for books, articles, conference papers, other publications and dissertations using SOLO, Google Scholar or Bibliographical Databases.   Below you will find some brief notes about each of these tools followed by a list of bibliographical databases for Psychodynamic Studies.   For a more detailed comparison of the pros and cons of SOLO, Google Scholar and Bibliographical Databases as literature searching tools please see the 'Search Tips' tab.

Key Bibliographical Databases

Oxford subscribes to many scholarly databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for Psychodynamic Studies listed below. 

In some cases you will find 'full text' items in bibliographical databases but in others you may just see an abstract or summary.  Where this is the case click on the 'Find it @ Oxford' button Find it @ oxford button to find and connect to full text.

Getting help with bibliographical databases

Bibliographical databases are powerful tools but can take a bit of getting used to, particularly if you want to create advanced searches.  Please contact for help or to book a one-to-one.  Alternatively, look at the 'Search Tips' tab or try some of these help tools:

Encyclopaedias & dictionaries

Scope note for Library staff - Only include if relevant for your subject.  

Oxford Bibliographies Online