Bodleian Library

related topics
{work, book, publish}
{build, building, house}
{city, large, area}
{company, market, business}
{film, series, show}
{system, computer, user}
{law, state, case}
{@card@, make, design}
{language, word, form}
{church, century, christian}
{son, year, death}
{god, call, give}

The Bodleian Library (pronounced /ˈbɒdliən/, /bɒdˈliːən/), the main research library of the University of Oxford, is one of the oldest libraries in Europe, and in Britain is second in size only to the British Library. Known to Oxford scholars as “Bodley” or simply “the Bod”, under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom[2][3] and under Irish Law it is entitled to request a copy of each book published in the Republic of Ireland.[4] Though University members may borrow some books from dependent libraries (such as the Radcliffe Science Library),[5] the Bodleian operates principally as a reference library and in general documents may not be removed from the reading rooms.

Contents

Full article ▸

related documents
World Almanac
Project Galactic Guide
San Francisco Examiner
Carnegie Medal
Anne Desclos
Cambridge University Press
Atlas
Bruce Perens
Man Booker Prize
Governor General's Award
Pulitzer Prize
Clay Mathematics Institute
City News Bureau of Chicago
New York Times Best Seller list
National Geographic Society
The Elements of Style
Nebula Award
The Chicago Manual of Style
Baen Free Library
Melvil Dewey
Stars and Stripes (newspaper)
Hugo Gernsback
List of photographers
Stephen Smale
Open Archives Initiative
Wikipedia:Most popular pages October 2001
Edward Witten
Journalist
Stephen R. Lawhead
1066 and All That