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Hi-tech imaging reveals the secrets of the Bodleian Library's treasures

David Howell, Head of Heritage Science at the Bodleian, demonstrating how the hyperspectral scanner will work ahead of his demonstration as part of Oxfordshire Science Festival....

SOME of the mysteries behind historic books, manuscripts and art will all be revealed at a demonstration as part of Oxfordshire Science Festival.

11:28am Friday 24 June 2016

Five things you need to know for today

Five things you need to know for today

1. Torrential rain and thunder is set to hit Oxfordshire again today.

8:29am Thursday 23 June 2016

Tolkien fans have chance to view hand-annotated map of Middle-earth

A rare map of Middle-earth will be on display for one day only in an Oxford library to the delight of Tolkien fans.

3:31pm Thursday 16 June 2016

Rare map of Middle-earth goes on display for Tolkien fans for one day only

The famous Tolkien map will go on display at the Weston Library for one day only. The map showing the well know places such as Mordor and Gondor also has hand written notes on the map. Chris Fletcher, Keeper of Special Collections for the Bodleian Library

FOR one day only a rare map of Middle-earth will be on display for Tolkien fans to enjoy at an Oxford Library.

8:20am Thursday 23 June 2016

Rare manuscripts bought by the Bodleian

The manuscript of one of John Donne's most famous poems, bought by the Bodleian LIbrary.

A RARE manuscript of one of John Donne’s most famous poems has been bought by Oxford's Bodleian Library.

9:04am Saturday 28 May 2016

Ancient Mexican manuscripts on show at Bodleian

Rare painted histories of early Mexico are on display at the Bodleian Library..

ANCIENT Mexican painted manuscripts are being featured in a new display at the Bodleian's Weston Library in Oxford.

2:05pm Saturday 28 May 2016

Ancient Mexican manuscripts on show at Bodleian

ANCIENT Mexican painted manuscripts are being featured in a new display at the Bodleian's Weston Library in Oxford.

11:02am Wednesday 25 May 2016

Shakespeare's dead alive at a new exhibition at the Bodleian

Bodleian Library curator Emma Smith with gems from Bodleian's Shakespeare collection including Poor Tom Cliff Edge Triptych by Oxford artist Tom de Freston.

VISITORS got their first glimpse of Shakespearean treasures owned by the Bodleian Library at a new special exhibition.

12:31pm Tuesday 26 April 2016

Professor Mary Beard given Bodleian Libraries' highest honour

Prof. Mary Beard receiving the Bodley Medal

OXFORD: Classicist and TV historian Professor Mary Beard has been handed the Bodleian Libraries' highest honour.

5:21pm Wednesday 6 April 2016

Rare map of Tolkien's Middle-earth will stay in Oxford after going on sale in October

The one-of-a-kind annotated map of Middle Earth now under the care of the Bodleian Library. Credit: © The Tolkien Estate Limited 2016.

A REMARKABLE map of JRR Tolkien's Middle-earth annotated by the author himself has found a permanent home at the Bodleian Libraries.

1:38pm Tuesday 3 May 2016
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