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Behind the scenes at the Bodleian Library: The making of Bodleianalia

In the next few weeks one of the joys of the new students starting at Oxford University will be picking up their Bodleian library card, allowing them access to Britain’s oldest university library and the treasures within. 725 more words


The Bodleian Library (of Social Sciences) - 18th August 2016


We went to Oxford last month on a sunny afternoon. An old lady sat next to me (Tim) on the empty train while I (Lauren) was thankfully left alone. 1,182 more words


Travels in Time: An Update from the UK

As I write this the English countryside is passing quickly by. I am on a train, which is a rare experience for a non-urban Canadian. Taking the train through England is like moving briskly in and out of time. 1,266 more words

Original Research

Inside the Radcliffe Camera

The Bodleian library’s Radcliffe Camera is possibly the most iconic landmark in Oxford. No matter what the weather, all through the year, the tiny square around it is full of tourists pointing cameras and phones reverentially. 641 more words


Three Rules

The Radcliffe Camera

When you get your Bodleian Library card, you may expect the run-of-the-mill process in which your zoned-out librarian misspells your name on a piece of plastic which you somehow can never find come time to check out books. 365 more words