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2014

NEWS: Bodleian Libraries Chair shortlisted for Icon Furniture Design of the Year Award 2014 (23 October 2014)

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The Icon Awards 2014 nominees revealed (Best of Interiors, 25 October 2014) 

NEWS: Weston Library celebrates arrival of first book (29 September 2014) 

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Weston Library opens to academics after £80m revamp (BBC News, 29 September 2014) 

NEWS: Bodleian Libraries Chair shortlisted for Elle Decoration Best British Design award (4 September 2014)

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  • Bodleian A-Z series (Oxfordshire Limited Edition, February-October 2014)
  1. Letters A-D (PDF, 1.1MB)
  2. Letters E-H (PDF, 750KB)
  3. Letters I-K (PDF, 1.5MB)
  4. Letters L-N (PDF, 900KB)
  5. Letters O-P (PDF, 1.7MB)

NEWS: Bodleian Libraries Chair on display at London's Design Museum (26 March 2014)

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NEWS: Bodleian Libraries Chair shortlisted for Design of the Year (11 February 2014)

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2013

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NEWS: Weston Library workers discover remnants of wartime book service (11 November 2013)

NEWS: Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, with Isokon Plus, win the Bodleian Libraries Chair Competition (19 September 2013)

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NEWS: Crane departure signals final chapter for Weston Library refurbishment (August 2013)

NEWS: Final shortlist and display at the V&A announced for Bodleian Libraries Chair Competition (July 2013)

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Three designers compete to make 'chair of chairs for the library of libraries' (The Guardian, 13 September 2013)

NEWS: Weston Library renovation reaches new heights (18 June 2013)


NEWS: A stellar shortlist announced for Bodleian Libraries Chair Competition (May 2013)


NEWS: New publication reveals changes at the Bodleian (16 January 2013)

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2012

NEWS: Bodleian Libraries launches chair design competition (20 September 2012)

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2011

NEWS: New Bodleian closes its doors after 70 years (8 August 2011)

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2010

NEWS: Bodleian Libraries secure permission approval for the New Bodleian Library renovation (26 May 2010)

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NEWS: Bodleian Library unveils plans for long-awaited renovation of New Bodleian Library
(4 March 2010)

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2009

NEWS: 21st century plans for Bodleian Library (17 March 2009)

NEWS: New Bodleian building to be renamed Weston Library (13 March 2009)

2008

NEWS: £25 million gift for the New Bodleian Library redevelopment (28 May 2008)

NEWS: £5 million donation will open the Bodleian Library's collections (7 March 2008)

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