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Legal resources at Oxford University: Official Papers

Subjects: Law

Official Papers : collection overview

Official Papers

The ground floor of the LawBod is now the home of the Bodleian's Official Papers Collection. (Formerly they were in the Radcliffe Camera.)
Most of the material is on open access shelves.The room has a SOLO terminal, a PCAS machine, work space for readers and Reserve Shelves.

The link below is an overview of the collection. However, in the central box below are guides to particular subject areas within Official Papers which we feel may be of particular interest to lawyers and/or criminologists.

European Documentation Centre

EDC

The Bodleian Library has been a European Documentation Centre since 1963. The collection of official papers/publications of the EC/EU bodies is on open shelf on the ground floor of the Bodleian Law Library.

You may ask any member of the Library’s staff for help, or send an email to edc@bodleian.ox.ac.uk, or telephone the Academic Services Librarian on (2)71464.

Please use the link below to find out more about the EDC collection.

UK Official Papers for lawyers & criminologists

Hannah Chandler, Official Papers Librarian, has written specific guides for

Further categories of official papers

Official Papers collection is not limited to UK/English governmental & parliamentary publications. It has considerable holdings from the following:

  • Commonwealth Secretariat
  • CoE: Council of Europe
  • ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organisation
  • ILO: International Labour Organisation
  • IMO: International Maritime Organisation
  • IOM: International Organisation for Migration
  • LN: League of Nations
  • NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  • UN: United Nations
  • WBSCO: World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • WEU: Western European Union
  • WTO : World Trade Organisation


Hannah Chandler, Official Papers Librarian, has written specific guides for