• Image of front cover of Shelley's Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things

    Bodleian acquires Shelley's lost Poetical Essay

    Acquisition marks Libraries' 12 millionth printed book

  • Image of card catalogue in Weston Library, University of Oxford

    Entire maps and music collections on SOLO

    Half a million catalogue records converted to digitized records

  • Image of Armenian Bible, Matenadaran M2587, Bodleian Libraries

    Armenian items on display for first time

    New exhibition now open


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