Category Archives: Library services

Reclassification of part of the collection

Reclassification Update This summer library staff are completing Phase Three of the Moys Reclassification Project.  Staff will be reorganising books currently held in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States.  This is part of the long-term Moys re-classification project that has been underway since 2006.  All the books will be fully accessible to our… Read More »

Hello, Goodbye

  Who can forget the 1967 classic ‘Hello, Goodbye’ by the Beatles? Perhaps not the most diverse set of lyrics of any Christmas number 1, indeed here is a short sample; “You say goodbye and I say hello Hello hello I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello Hello hello I don’t know… 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 »

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 »

The value of libraries; the adoption of the TIPP. 2 recent blogs

Librarians Ruth Bird (@oxfordbirds) and Margaret Watson (@MargaretLawBod) have recently published blogs on issues that may be of interest to our readers. Ruth wrote about the value of libraries in the Canadian forum, slaw.ca, with this introduction: “I am using the column this time to explain my anxiety that society risks losing too much as the… Read More »

National Libraries Day 2014 – Behind the Scenes at the Law Library

As it’s National Libraries Day on 8th February, I’m taking you for a quick tour behind the scenes at the Bodleian Law Library so that you can see some of the work we do when we’re not helping out in the reading rooms. This is the Information Resources office. When new books and journals arrive,… Read More »