About us

bdlss-logo-montageBDLSS (Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services) is a department facilitating the Bodleian Library’s digital portfolio.

This includes building bespoke services, maintaining and ensuring digital collections are available, assisting Research Strategy through ORA and Open Access, managing SOLO (the public facing portal to the world, and stands for Search Oxford Library’s Online), ORA, managing Library services such as Aleph, and providing training for various teams and departments on digital resources and library systems and best practices.

Our department currently stands at just below 40 staff, and we currently host in excess of 150 services.