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Early modern history (British & W European c. 1500-c. 1800): Journal articles

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Looking for books, journals, databases and more, held in Oxford libraries? 

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Why use bibliographical databases

Generally speaking, journal articles are not catalogued in library catalogues.

If you know the journal article details,

search by journal article and author in SOLO Search Everything (note: not comprehensive & doesn't include print journal articles)


search by journal title in SOLO All libraries / collections.

If you don't know the journal article details, use bibliographic databases to find them.

You can find printed bibliographies in a library catalogue by doing a subject search, such as Reformation - Bibliography.

Key bibliographical databases

Bibliographical databases usually have to be accessed via SOLO or Databases A-Z. Oxford users should use their SSO (what is SSO?) login for remote access.

Why bother? Bibliographies specialise in finding articles which have been published in history or history-related journals. Important: Note that these databases tell you what has been published but not what exists in Oxford.

How to you find the full-text? use the button to locate the full-text (print or electronic).

National historical bibliographies





Great Britain