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About Ruth Bird

Ruth Bird was the Bodleian Law Librarian at the University of Oxford. She worked in law firm and academic libraries for over thirty years, in two countries, moving from the modern antipodes for the more traditional old world. She now works as a project manager for the elibrary Myanmar project, working with several academic libraries. (

Posts by Ruth Bird

Revisiting the Legal Publishing Market

The Book Is Not Dead (Reprise)

When the Publishers Won’t Play Ball

Losing the Past

The Cape Town Convention

Tips for Graduating Lawyers

Free European Sources Online

Selling the Farm?

A Good News Story About EU Cooperation

On Bubbles and Magic Words….

Three Global Resources

Digitisation – Free Online?

Professional Associations and Why They Matter

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting

Another Mac Convert

Academic Publishing Under Scrutiny at Last?

Aggravation Due to (Dis)aggregation…

The Bodleian’s New Book Storage Facility