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Psychodynamic Studies for short courses: Home

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

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying Psychodynamic Studies in the Department of Continuing Education, although students and researchers from other departments and any field may find it useful.

Who can use which resources?

Short course students

(including WOW, Weekly Class and short online courses)

Students enrolled on a Continuing Education short course which includes a written assignment can:

  • register to borrow books and films from the Continuing Education Library.
  • access electronic resources such as e-books, journal articles and databases from within the university network, for example in the Library or in the resources room at Ewert House. Weekly class students cannot access subscription e-resources from home, but there are many free online resources available.  (See the tabs below for information about subscription and free resources).

Undergraduate and postgraduate students

(including students enrolled on Certificate, Diploma and Masters courses)

Students enrolled on an undergraduate or postgraduate Continuing Education course can:

  • register to borrow books and films from the Continuing Education Library.
  • become a member of other Libraries within the Bodleian Group of Libraries (for example the Radcliffe Science Library which houses the research collection for Psychology). See a full list of Bodleian Libraries
  • access electronic resources such as e-books, journal articles and databases from any internet connection using your Single Sign On.

Finding books

Oxford has a wide range of books (including ebooks and print books) for Psychodynamic Studies.  For more detailed info about finding books visit the books tab on this guide.

Key journals

You can search for individual journal articles in SOLO by searching for the author and/or article title and/or subject keywords. 

In addition, you can search for a particular journal or newspaper (e.g. Nature, English Historical Review, The Guardian) by entering the title in SOLO or via the 'Journals A-Z'.

Below are a few key  journals for Psychodynamic Studies below. See the journal tabs for of this guide for more information and guidance.

Oxford Online Resources

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 are listed below.  Take a look at the 'Oxford's online resources' tab of this guide for more information.

Free Online Resources

There are many scholarly resources which are freely available on the web.   Key free web resources are listed below and on the 'Free Online Resources' tab.

Dissertations and Theses

Theses submitted by students for the Masters in Psychodynamic Practice are available for consultation, subject to the author's consent. These are held in the office of the programme administrator. If you would like to consult these, please contact the administrator directly.


Rewley House Continuing Education Library

The Library

Contact info

Rewley House Continuing Education Library
Rewley House
1 Wellington Square

Tel.01865 270454


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Key Libraries

Here are some of the key libraries for Psychodynamic Studies, a full list of libraries is on the Bodleian Libraries website: