Services and facilities at the Law Library

You will need to book a time slot to use our open libraries. Check individual libraries for more details. Find out what to expect when you visit a library and our latest service updates.

The Law Library will additionally be open on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 June from 10am – 7pm.

This page provides information about general services at the Law Library. We also offer training and courses, research services, services to the Law Faculty and a document supply service.


 

 

Print, Copy and Scan (PCAS)

Bodleian Libraries Print, Copy and Scan (PCAS) facilities are available in this library. The library has 5 self-service machines for readers to use. There are 3 in the PCAS room on Level 2. There is one machine on Level 3, and one on the ground floor. Find out more about how to use PCAS and manage your PCAS account.


 

 

Connect to Wi-Fi

Bodleian Libraries Wi-Fi covers most of the library, although there are some spots where it may not be as strong. Find out more about the available networks and how to connect


 

 

Connect to Ethernet

There are Ethernet sockets throughout the library for connecting to library internet. If you need to borrow an Ethernet cable, you may sign one out at the enquiry desk. 


 

 

Use library computers

The library has 40 public access computers. Find out more about using Bodleian Libraries PCs. There are also ‘Quick Search’ terminals that allow you to access the catalogue (SOLO) and internet without a login. The IT Training Room on the ground floor is sometimes used for training or classes, but when it is not in use readers are welcome to use its computers. The Small Computer Room on the ground floor has 6 computers available to readers. Postgraduate readers have access to the library PC in the Graduate Reading Room.


 

 

Request and reserve material

There are over 8 million items held in the Bodleian Libraries offsite storage. You can request and reserve items for delivery to the Law Library. Find out more about how to place a request


 

 

LawBod 4 Students (LB4S)

LB4S provides access to scanned copies of reading list articles, cases and chapters in books that are not currently available online through legal databases. The request service is available to members of the Law Faculty. Please use this form to make a request. If your request complies with UK copyright law, we will upload your scan to the LB4S module that can be found on your Canvas subject site.


 

 

Inter-library loans (ILL)

The Bodleian Libraries offer ILL services for members of the University and to libraries outside Oxford University. If an item you need is not available in an Oxford library, find out more about making an inter-library loan request.

 

The Bodleian Law Library accepts requests for book loans and photocopies from UK libraries paying through a British Library account, or from libraries paying with IFLA vouchers. We are not able to accept requests from libraries or individuals paying on receipt of an invoice. Please send your requests to:

Bodleian Law Library
St. Cross Building
Manor Road
Oxford
OX1 3UR

British Library Code: OX/U15

Email: ill-law@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 271452
Fax: +44 (0)1865 271475