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Christ Church buys back book donated in 1587

Christ Church has re-purchased a book that its students clubbed together to buy for the college in 1587. The 1570 edition of Euclid’s The...

Hertford cat Simpkin banned from Exeter College library

The battle for Radcliffe Square has reached new heights as Hertford College cat Simpkin has been spending a lot more time in Exeter College cat Walter’s usual digs. In response, Exeter College has now banned Simpkin from the College library.

The not-so-definitive ranking of Oxford study spots

I won’t lie, I’m not really one for libraries, I find them too quiet (I am well aware they are supposed to be quiet) and too formal; I usually spend the majority of my time on my phone and the rest of the time wondering if the person sat behind me is judging me for being on my phone.

Bodleian Libraries to close

As a result of university wide policy changes due to Covid-19, the Bodleian Libraries will be closing tomorrow. These changes were announced in an...

Local libraries: do we still need them?

What is a library? Most of us would describe them as a place to study (or at least pretend to), or somewhere to find...

Language Centre Library closure woes continue

A consultation on the library's future began in February, but registered users were only notified three weeks before the end date

Proposal to close Language Centre Library meets staunch opposition

A petition against the proposal currently has over 1200 signatures, with the University Academic Administration Division citing "declining usage" as the reason for the proposal.

Is your college investing in your grades?

The amount that colleges spend on their libraries is key to their academic performance, a Cherwell investigation has found. Cherwell’s analysis shows the statistical correlation...

Georgian independence petition discovered at Bodleian

The petition is the first documented occasion of the Georgian population protesting for further rights as a nation

Letter To: That Library Twat

Besides tapping, you also make a vast array of other noises, that never fail to amaze (annoy) me.

Oxford charged students £50k more in library fines than any other university

King's College London was the only other university to collect fines of over £100,000

Life Divided: The Rad Cam

Priya Vempali and Julia Alsop avoid circular arguments

How to maintain dominance in the library

Priya Vempali shows you what it takes to shine in the library

Denis Healey’s archives to be stored in the Bodleian

Wilson-era notes and letters accepted in lieu of £75,670 of inheritance tax

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