Category Archives: Library services

Guess Who?

So by now you’ve read all about various board games beloved by the Law Library Staff. Maybe you’ve even blown the dust off your old Monopoly set and are trying to locate all the various items needed for a good game of Buckaroo.  Just make sure you don’t forget the best game of all… Guess… Read More »

The Bodleian game

You were promised tenuous links, but there’s nothing difficult to follow about this one. Yes, there really is a Bodleian board game.  Its aim is to recreate “hours spent in scholarly pursuit” as you move around the different reading rooms of the Bodleian Libraries, reliving the thrill of creating a bibliography for your research project.… Read More »

A band is only as good as its euphonium section, according to John Philip Sousa

The Christmas story is a reminder of the plight of the homeless, and we are all used to the sight and sound of the Salvation Army bands performing and collecting money in the streets to support the destitute. 30 years ago, when I was working for Lovell, White & King, (thanks to whose generosity, Law… Read More »

A quick reminder

As an addition to the Christmas blog series, we would just like to remind those leaving Oxford in the vacation to make sure you know how to access materials from outside the Oxford network.  We know that you are most likely going to be busy with festivities but if you do decide to take a… Read More »

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 »