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#loveourcollections Poetry

As part of a new post series #loveourcollections will look at the different collections of the Language Centre Library. Today I would like to speak about poetry. It is said poetry is the highest form of the language, still, I … Continue reading

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ERASMUS post in the library

We are inviting eligible students from European universities to apply for placements under the Erasmus + mobility programme. erasmus-library-trainee-post (word version)  Job Description for Erasmus students at The Oxford University Language Centre Planned period of engagement: One Oxford University Term … Continue reading

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A great donation!

in fact, the best library donation I have ever had in my life! In memory of Nigel Richards. Many beautiful volumes from the famous Pléiade collection, with French authors like Marcel Proust, madame de Lafayette, Rabelais, Molière, madame de Sévigné. … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN TEACHERS WORKSHOP, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON, 16.11.2016

Here is a commentary about one of our Russian Tutors, Marina Bogdanova, who went to the workshop. The books have now been purchased by the library: In week 6 of Michaelmas Term I attended the workshop, organized by Tatyana Linaker … Continue reading

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Training sessions

Welcome back, and Happy New Year! We begin Hilary Term 2017 with our series of Research Skills Toolkits sessions in Week 1. Research Skills Toolkit  (Daily workshops 16th – 20th January) Week 1 2-hour workshops to introduce key software and … Continue reading

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The best three months of my life

Internship Report (September-December 2016) at Oxford University Language Centre I would like to thank Christine Mitchell, Lucile Deslignères and all other members of staff for giving me the opportunity to work with them. For me it was a unique experience … Continue reading

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Daylight lamp

We now have a small portable daylight lamp for you to use if you feel you are not exposed to daylight enough. The lamp is in the librarian’s office on the second floor. Caution: do not look at the lamp … Continue reading

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