This section describes the home page in detail. To get started straight away with searching and filtering, see

Site header

Across the top of the screen is the Site header which contains links to administrative and information resources. These appear on every page.

  • Home returns you to the home page.
  • About links to information about Oxford Index.
  • What's New is information about current updates and developments.
  • Guided Tour offers an introduction to the Oxford Index.
  • Contact Us tells you how to contact customer services with your feedback.
  • Librarian Services provides help and contact details for questions about your subscription, and account management facilities for library administrators.
  • Help opens these Help pages. When you click on this link, you will go to the section appropriate to the page you are on.

You can always click on the Oxford Index logo to return to the home page.


Type a search term into the box and click picture or press Enter.

Your search history

My Content

Click for a list of the index cards you have viewed most recently. Return to any of the index cards on the list by selecting it.

My Searches

Click for a list of the searches you have run so far. Select any of the searches in the list to run it again and view the results.

Choose a Subject to Explore

Click on one of the subject areas to start browsing that content. You can further refine your search on the browse page.


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