This guide is intended for students and researchers studying Geography and Environment at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.
Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for Geography and Environment, including ebooks, ejournals, bibliographic databases.
This guide provides links to the key library resources for Geography and Environmental Science. Please use the tabs above to access the different types of resource available to you.
If you wish to ask a question, recommend a resource for purchase or make an appointment for help using the library resources, then please contact the Subject Specialist for Geography, Andy Kernot. Andy is based in the Social Science Library.
The main method of accessing subscription resources off campus is:
Single Sign On (SSO) - This allows you to access most e-resources as if you were on campus.
Further information about the SSO can be accessed at IT Services
These are some of the main databases for Geography and the Environment. Details of further library resources can be found using the tabs at the top of this webpage.
SCOPUS - SCOPUS is a multi-subject database that provides access to journal articles and other academic resources for topics including development studies, the earth sciences, ecology, geomechanics, human geography, and oceanography.
- contains the Social Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index and will search academic journals covering a range of topics within human and physical geography.
Proquest - Proquest is a different collection of academic and some other types of resource that covers a range of social science topics including environmental sciences, acquatic and water resources alongside economics and politics.
- Digimap provides access to online maps and spatial data of Great Britain including current Ordnance Survey maps, Geology Digimap and Digimap Historic for older maps.