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Update on online resources

New Digital Bodleian interface

Digital Bodleian has a new interface at Digital Bodleian aims to bring together digitized content from the Bodleian Libraries’ extraordinary and rich collections into a single portal. These include Sibthorp and Smith's Flora Graeca (

Cambridge University Press textbooks

We now have access to Cambridge University Press textbooks until 29 November 2021. This collection contains over 700 higher education textbooks in HTML format (

New online journals

New Web of Science interface

Web of Science ( now has a preview of its new improved interface (which aims to provide a “proactive and personalised user experience”) available on the home page.

Moments in Medicine

The Bodleian Libraries Education Team has developed this collection of online resources charting the development of public health in Britain from the medieval period to the twentieth century, aimed at Key Stage 4 students (

New Covid-19 recorded interviews from the Henry Stewart Talks Collection

(Individual SOLO links are not yet available)

  • Triage and end of life care planning in COVID-19 (Prof Robin Taylor, NSH Lanarkshire, UK)
  • Natural Killer cells as COVID-19 therapy (Dr Pippa Kennedy, University of Minnesota, USA
  • The impact of COVID-19 in the elderly and in care homes (Dr David Strain, University of Exeter Medical School, UK)
  • Introduction to the immune system (Prof Herman Waldmann, University of Oxford, UK)
  • Regulated cell death mechanisms and their crosstalk with the immune system (Dr Luis Alberto Baena-Lopez, University of Oxford, UK)
  • Rheumatic diseases and COVID-19 (Dr Zachary Wallace, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA)
  • Novel approaches to diagnosis of viral infections (Prof W. Ian Lipkin, Columbia University, USA)
  • Medical wearable devices for tracking symptoms of COVID-19 (Prof John Rogers, Northwestern University, USA)
  • Emerging or newly discovered viral causes of acute lower respiratory tract infections worldwide (Dr Marietjie Venter, National Institute for Communicable Disease, South Africa)
  • Risk of re-emergence of COVID-19 after exit from lockdown (Dr Leonardo Lopez, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain)


Browzine provides easier access to online journal articles licensed by the Bodleian Libraries from compatible publishers from 2005 onwards. Articles can be accessed directly from SOLO or from the BrowZine website at There are also Browzine apps for Android and iOS, and a Chrome extension which provides links to full-text content of articles while searching the web.

Library opening hours and closed period over the Christmas break

From Monday 7 December the Vere Harmsworth Library and the Radcliffe Science Library will switch to vacation opening hours as follows:

  • 9.30am – 7pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am – 2pm Saturday
  • Closed Sunday

The VHL and the RSL will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 18 December and will reopen at 9.30am on Monday 4 January 2021.