Course Details and Schedule

This 30 minute session provides you with an introduction to the Radcliffe Science Library (RSL). It includes a brief tour of the library and information on using the library services and catalogue, SOLO.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Using SOLO to search for print and electronic library materials, refine your searches, request books from storage, and make scan and deliver requests
  • Using SOLO to manage your library account to find out what items you have out on loan, when they are due back, and if you have any fines accruing
  • Identifying which items you can borrow, how long you can have them, and how to go about borrowing them
  • Navigating the Radcliffe Science Library to locate and borrow books, make photocopies and scans of materials, log on to library computers and the WiFi network, and make use of the group study room and other areas of the library
Course information
Intended audience Intended for research students in Engineering.
Format Presentation only
Further information For more information, contact
Where next? You may also be interested in the sessions directly following: Finding Research Information in Engineering (

Course provider: Radcliffe Science Library

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
3rd week Thursday 30 October 10:00-10:30 1 0.00 Radcliffe Science Library, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QP places available Add to basket

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Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability.