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Lady Margaret Hall Library: Online Resources

Online resources are available even while the library is closed. This page gives you tips for using electronic content such as e-books and online journals, and links to some core sources of online resources.

If you can’t find an e-book on SOLO, please do contact us. We know other platforms that might hold it, or we could possibly buy it. Not all books are available as academic e-books, and the Bodleian can take several weeks to add them to SOLO, so it’s best to ask as early as possible. Also, as institutional e-book licences are more expensive than regular books, they need to be approved by a LMH tutor or fellow – ask them to send the request to

How do I use online resources?

These links will introduce you to using online resources and give you tips on how to search them. Library staff are available to help members of LMH with any questions - see the box to the right for contact details. We are also offering Library Adviser Sessions by email and Skype, which you can book through the Oxford Study Skills Centre (

Where can I find online resources?

These links will direct you to resources available through the University libraries and across the internet.

Contact the Library

By email or phone:

The librarian, Jamie

Jamie Fishwick-Ford
(Librarian, they/them)

Contact Jamie for appointments to visit the library or to request new books for the library.
(01865) 274361

Sally Hamer
(Assistant Librarian, she/her)

Contact Sally with any queries or problems, to renew your books, or discuss lost books and lost property.
 (01865) 274236

A picture of Isambard, a brown-grey Siberian forest cat.

(Librarian's Cat, he/any)

Visit Issy in Jamie's office 3 or 4 days a week, if you need a break or are missing your pets at home!

In person: 

Our offices are located on the middle floor of Lady Margaret Hall Library, Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6QA

Thanks to the other college libraries who contributed many of the links on this page. As these are external links, the content may change without us realising - let us know if any of the links need updating.