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Purpose of this guide
This guide is intended for students and researchers at the University of Oxford, or those visiting, who seek support in using the Bodleian Libraries’ electronic Legal Deposit special collection.
Use this guide to find out about electronic Legal Deposit, what is available and how to access this special collection.
Please note that electronic Legal Deposit is not the same as commercially available digital material. All the Legal Deposit Libraries are bound by the same UK legislation that restricts access to this material.
- Legal Deposit Operations if there is a problem accessing eLD material via Ericom or there is a problem with content, for example, the bibliographic record does not match the content or text is not appearing as it should.
- Your subject librarian if you want to know if it is possible to purchase an alternative format or when an item might arrive.
- Do you want more information on the Bodleian Libraries legal deposit operations? If so please see FAQs page, the email link is at the bottom of the page.
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