Library Services


A Box of Useful Knowledge: Law, the Library and UCL

An exhibition of material from UCL Library Services Special Collections. Opened by Lord Woolf on 14th December 2006.

UCL was the first University to attempt the systematic teaching of English Law from its foundation in 1826. From the start its Library has supported that study by collecting and preserving the legal materials required by students and staff. This exhibition celebrated the long relationship between UCL Library Services and the Laws Faculty, with a selection of items from its Special Collections which illustrate the study and teaching of law over the centuries and the links of prominent jurists to UCL from its inception.