There is a dedicated law reading room (The Anson Room) in which are various English law reports; Halsbury's Laws, Statutes and Statutory Instruments; and a text book collection classified into the following subject areas:
There are also Commonwealth and European Law Reports, and text books on aspects of European and International Law.
All the law collections are fully catalogued onto OLIS, a more detailed guide to the Law Collection is available from the Library.
The military history collection is significant, especially well represented are Napoleonic, post-1945 history, foreign affairs, strategic studies, and naval history. A more detailed guide is available in the Library.
The British, French and ecclesiastical history collections are particulary strong; and well supported by printed primary sources. A more detailed guide is available in the Library.
There are also supporting collections of economic, social and cultural history; biography; philosophy; politics; sociology; theology, topography and travel; and international history.
Most, but not all of these collections are fully catalogued onto OLIS yet.
The Library subscribes to a large number of law and history periodicals (some of which are available electronically via OU e-Journals). Lists of the Law and History journals are available from the Library. Note that the periodicals have not been catalogued onto OLIS.