Give me a C for Christmas

For the second post of our Christmas 2016 blog series we are going to take a look at an old and relatively unknown Christmas classic ‘Christmas Alphabet’ by Dickie Valentine (number one in 1955) and run through of some of the lesser known databases we subscribe to (or are free) in the Bodleian Law Library.… Read More »

1968 swinging with The Scaffold

1968 may have been the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,  but the year’s events had given scant scope for celebration: the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the end of the Prague Spring, assassinations in the US (Martin Luther King Jr in April, Robert F Kennedy in June), anti-terrorism… Read More »

Countdown to Christmas

It’s 8th week of Michaelmas Term which means only one thing on the Law Bod blog,  it’s time for our annual Christmas Blog Series! Previous themes include, 12 (legal) days of Christmas, Christmas carols, Christmas traditions, and last year, Christmas films.  This year we have gone back to all things musical and decided on Christmas… Read More »

‘Practical Law’ for practically everyone…

by Nicola Patrick, Research Support Librarian Dear readers, We thought we’d make you aware that we now have IP access to PLC. You can access this database in the normal way via the LawBod’s legal databases page: For those of you who haven’t come across PLC before, I’ve created a short Q&A crib sheet… Read More »

Welcome all new and returning students

Welcome to Oxford for Michaelmas Term for all those returning or those who are just joining us. We were hoping that we would be able to unveil our new refurbished library complete with new entrance and enquiry desk.  However, despite valiant efforts from everyone, the work is still being finished off. We apologise for any… Read More »

Lexis@Library changes

Due to go live on the evening of the 15th September, Lexis@Library has enhanced its home page with a more streamlined look to its main menu.   We haven’t been able to have a look for ourselves but this is what has been promised. Spot the Difference Old Lexis@Library New Lexis@Library   Taken from Lexis@Library… Read More »