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#loveourcollections Russian films donation

An impressive collection of Soviet classics, from the 1940s Mosfilm comedies to the more serious (and dark) Tarkovsky, and in between dramas, comedies, musicals even! Most of those films were box-office successes in Soviet Russia. Горе от ума  Woe from … Continue reading

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Using the catalogue

Using SOLO, the Library Catalogue You can search for all material available in the library on SOLO, our online catalogue. First, select Language Centre library on the top right page to filter your search. You don’t know the title of … Continue reading

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Training from the Bodleian libraries

In Week 9, Bodleian Libraries are running the following FREE workshop.  Please follow the link below to book your place: Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? (Wed 21 June 11.00-12.00) Week 9 A briefing on open access publishing … Continue reading

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Return your items – thank you!

For those of you who are now leaving the University, I wish you the best of luck! Don’t forget however, to return all your library items before you go. Thank you. For the others… Please note that we do not … Continue reading

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#loveourcollections Italian

Italian library section The Language Centre has a wide collection of Italian novels, graphic novels, reference books, self-teaching textbooks and films. In the novels’ section, we have Elena Ferrante’s L’amica geniale: infanzia, adolescenza (My brilliant friend), the first story of … Continue reading

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Intensive weekend courses

The Language Centre is having, as usual, its wonderful intensive weekend courses in French, German, Italian and Spanish. I personally went to Italian beginner and German intermediate a few years ago and it was a fantastic experience! A great way … Continue reading

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#loveourcollections Sign Languages

There are many sign languages. It all started in France (excuse me while I polish my nails an instant…) with Charles Michel de l’Epée who opened the first free specialist school. But actually it’s not true! Wikipedia states that the … Continue reading

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