Edible Dormice, Christmas and the Law

Picture 1 The fat (or edible) dormouse (glis glis) might seem a surprising choice of Christmas animal: after all, it would usually be safely asleep from September until May, but it is an animal with a strong Oxford connection, thanks to the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865). This… Read More »

The Running of the Deer

Being old enough to remember when Hart Publishing was first established in Oxford (1996 – since 2013 it has been an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing), it was (almost) natural that the line about the deer in the carol The Holly and Ivy, would make me think of that publisher’s logo. Surely this must make a… Read More »

Here comes Santa paws

After wrapping up the Getting to Know the Law Bod series we are now getting into the festive spirit and bringing you our annual Christmas blog offerings.  Like with previous years (a good summary with links through to each year can be found here for the curious) we have a theme and this year it… Read More »

Electronic Legal Deposit and the UK Web Archive

It’s week 6 of Getting to Know the Law Bod and this week we are looking at both Electronic Legal Deposit and the UK Web Archive.  A brief introduction can be found below but come and check out our display when you are next in the Library, it is just outside the Photocopying Room on… Read More »

Bodleian Law Library Staff

Bodleian Law Library Staff It’s Week 4 of “Getting to know the LawBod” and this week we are focusing on our library staff.  Check out the Instagram post for the full effect of the autumnal video: The Bodleian Law Library is managed by Helen.  Helen was formally appointed as Bodleian Law Librarian in January 2018,… Read More »