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Electronic Legal Deposit for Readers and Reading Room Staff: Contacts

for readers and reading room staff

electronic Legal Deposit

Electronic Legal Deposit is not the same as commercially available digital material it is a special collection. All the Legal Deposit Libraries are bound by the same UK legislation that restricts access to this material.

If you urgently require access to a book please use our book recommendation form at the Bodleian will investigate purchasing an e-book for you.

BrowZine: For readers with a Single Sign On. Once you are logged in, where available, a link to a subscription copy will be seen on the electronic Legal Deposit record. 


Please contact:

  • 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.

Live Chat

Live Chat is available 9 am to 7 pm Monday to Friday and 10 am to 7 pm Saturday and Sunday whilst Bodleian Libraries sites and reading rooms are closed until further notice. 

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