Electronic Legal Deposit is not the same as commercially available digital material it is a special collection. All the Legal Deposit Libraries are bound by the same UK legislation that restricts access to this material.
For more information please see our library guide: https://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/eld-explained
If you urgently require access to a book please use our book recommendation form at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/finding-resources/recommendations the Bodleian will investigate purchasing an e-book for you.
In the list of resources to the right of the search bar, either start typing the first letters of the library or collection you wish to search or use the scroll bar to navigate through the list. Click on the location to choose it.
You can also refine your search returns by library by using the search filter 'Library' on the left as described in the section below.
The three most recent searches with different locations will be remembered by the system for the duration of the session. They will display at the top of the list with a clock icon.
On the left hand side of the results screen, use 'Sort by' to order your search results.
Use the filters to refine your search. Expand the list by clicking on the red arrows. Navigate up and down the filters by using the side bar to the right of the list.
You can also exclude results with a particular value by clicking on the check box to the right of the entry in a facet list.
You can export results from the brief results page as shown below. From a full record display (once you have clicked through to a particular title) and from your 'favourites' in your account. Click on the three dots and select your chosen option.
To search for a specific article or to browse articles select the 'Article' search option. Results will return both purchased online content and electronic Legal Deposit versions. If we only hold a copy in print format you will need to search at journal title level in 'Search Everything or 'Oxford Collections'.
Access to some of the electronic resources that SOLO searches is restricted by the publishers to members of subscribing institutions. In order to prove that you are entitled to see these results, you will need to log in to SOLO.
Please note that during this period of closure in the Bodleian Libraries, alternative arrangements are in place for accessing material from closed stacks: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/scan-and-deliver.
Please note that during this period of closure in the Bodleian Libraries, any books currently on loan will be auto-renewed until 19 June 2020 and it will not be possible to reserve and collect a book on loan to someone else. The Bodleian Libraries website has alternative methods for accessing the resources you need and is expanding its digital services.
Advanced search has additional options to help make your search more specific. For instance you can narrow down by title, publisher, year, and resource type (such as journals) amongst others.
The University's collections of e-books, e-journals, articles online and databases available from our publisher subscriptions.
Full-text access to this item may be available but restrictions may apply. For example, Electronic Legal Deposit content.
Full-text access is not available.