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Guest post on less commonly taught langauges

This week we are having a guest blogger, Pat Goodridge, who has just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is now studying for a Master’s degree at Stanfod University. Less-commonly-taught languages present learners with less-commonly-experienced challenges By Pat Goodridge, … Continue reading

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My ERASMUS experience

My Erasmus in Oxford I’m an Erasmus postgrad student from the University of Bologna and I have a master’s degree in Modern languages and Postcolonial Literatures. In my time at the library, I have gained valuable experience of a library … Continue reading

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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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