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 »

Welcome (back) to Oxford

Nights are drawing in and that usually means one thing – the start of a brand new academic year.  Welcome back to all returning students and a warm hello to all new students embarking on your Oxford adventure! We have been busy over the Summer and so we thought we would run through some Library… Read More »

A Manuscript of Magna Carta at the Taylor Institution Library

This week we invited our colleague Clare Hills-Nova (Librarian for Art, Architecture, Italian Literature & Language, Vacation Law Library Weekend Supervisor and Librarian in Charge at the Sackler Library) to give a talk on the Taylor Institution’s manuscript of Magna Carta.  The following blog post about this tiny manuscript was originally published by the Taylor… Read More »

Bodleian Libraries Reader Survey 2019

Between 21 January – 18 February 2019 we invite all Bodleian Libraries readers (both holders of an Oxford University cards and holders of a  Bodleian Reader card) to complete a short online reader survey. The survey seeks feedback on a number of areas including the provision of information resources, the libraries as a space for… Read More »

The shocking truth about “Father Christmas”

 Written by Deborah Marinkovic The classic animated film of “Father Christmas” based on the beautifully illustrated books by Raymond Briggs, is an annual festive TV special which appeals to the child in everyone. It has been popular Christmas fare since it first aired in 1991. In the film, Father Christmas is not the cheery paternal… Read More »