The History of Oxford University Press

Last year the three volume set of the History of Oxford University Press was published under the general editorship of Simon Eliot. The books span five centuries of printing and publishing including highlights such as the foundation of the Oxford English Dictionary and its expansion in the twentieth-century into the largest university press in the… Continue reading The History of Oxford University Press

From the archives: What to do with the libraries?

In our previous post about the Ministry of Information (see here) we noted that the ‘exigencies of war’ alongside the occupation of Senate House by the Ministry caused various problems for the University of London.  One of these was a question over what to do with the libraries.  In the lead up to this year’s… Continue reading From the archives: What to do with the libraries?