This guide is intended for students and researchers studying Local History in the Department of Continuing Education, although students and researchers from other departments and any field may find it useful.
Students enrolled on a Continuing Education short course which includes a written assignment can:
Students enrolled on an undergraduate or postgraduate Continuing Education course can:
Oxford has a wide range of books (including ebooks and print books) for Local History. For more detailed information about finding books visit the Books tab on this guide.
Oxford subscribes to many scholarly databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, books, images, maps and more. Take a look at the 'Oxford's online resources' tab of this guide for more information. A key database for Local History is:
There are many scholarly resources which are freely available on the web. A key free web resource for Local History is listed below and more are available via the 'Free Online Resources' tab.
The Archives and primary sources tab of this guide gives more information to help you find relevant archives and primary sources.
The Maps tab of this guide gives more information about finding online maps.
Rewley House Continuing Education Library
1 Wellington Square
As the study of Local History involves various other disciplines, you may find the following guides useful:
Here are some of the key libraries for Local History; a full list of libraries is on the Bodleian Libraries website: