Retail and brand licensing

The Bodleian Libraries is home to two shops, the Zvi Meitar Shop in the Weston Library and the gift shop in the Old Schools Quad. Both stock a wide range of exclusive items including our award-winning Tolkien range, literary inspired gifts for booklovers and stylish items for the home.

Visit our shops to browse in person or buy online.


Selected Bodleian Libraries products are available to wholesale partners, including the best-selling Bodleian Bookshelves range of gifts and accessories, and our extensive range of greeting and Christmas cards.

Download our latest wholesale catalogue  

If you would like to make a wholesale enquiry about any of our products or ranges, or chat about how we could work together, we would be delighted to hear from you.


Brand licensing

With over thirteen million items and landmark medieval architecture, the Bodleian Libraries is a vast creative resource.

Eye-catching highlights include beautiful illuminated manuscripts, Persian and Islamic art, historic maps, botanical drawings, elaborate book bindings and printed ephemera from the eighteenth and nineteenth century, each with its own fascinating story.

We work with a range of licencing partners, including designers, retailers and manufacturers to help support product development inspired by our collections and unique buildings.

Our team can provide research services and access to curatorial assistance, as well as in-house design and branding support. We have a digital archive of over a million images of rare books, manuscripts and other treasures as well as in-house photography studio able to capture new items on request.

If you are interested in developing new products or ranges inspired by the Bodleian Libraries’ collections to then please contact our Head of Retail who will be happy to help you investigate further.