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The Radcliffe Science Library

The Radcliffe Science Library (RSL) is the main science research library at the university and is part of the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford.




+44 1865-272800

Library Resources for Engineering

This guide will provide you with information about resources available through the Bodleian Libraries to help support learning, teaching, and research in Engineering Science. Each tab is devoted to particular types of resources or tools. Click on one to find out more.

Your subject librarian, Alessandra Vetrugno, is based at the Radcliffe Science Library. Please contact her for more information regarding:

  • General library services & resources
  • Library inductions and information skills training
  • In-depth research support
  • Individual or group consultations as required on a variety of topics
  • Queries regarding Open Access policies
  • Book and journal recommendations for library purchase

Upcoming Training Sessions

Scheduled sessions HT 2017-2018:

REMS CDT Students:
Wednesday 24th January 11am – 12.30pm – Finding Research information – RSL Training Room

Engineering DPhil students:
Friday 16th February 12noon–1pm - Research Impact and Open Access - RSL Training Room

Consultation service for all Engineering students and research staff
If you need help with finding resources for your research topic, need advice on Open Access, or more in general want to find out how the RSL can help, please email Alessandra Vetrugno at to arrange a 1-1 meeting.

Drop-in service
In addition to arranged meetings, I am available every Thursday from 11am to 12noon for drop-in sessions. If you need help and wish to talk to me, just ask for me at the Main Enquiry Desk.


The complete program of RSL Training is available here:


News From the Science Libraries


Science Libraries Newsletter

The Science & Medical Libraries publish a monthly newsletter, The Science and Medicine Dispatch with news from the RSL and Health Care Libraries.  Issues include upcoming training and events, new acquisitions, updates on project developments, updates on online resources and useful reminders for busy researchers and students.

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Contact your Engineering Science Librarian

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Alessandra Vetrugno
Radcliffe Science Library
Parks Road
+44 (0)1865 272817

Libguide for Engineeering UG Final Projects

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