The university-security-intelligence nexus

Four domains

Authored by: Liam Francis Gearon

The Routledge International Handbook of Universities, Security and Intelligence Studies

Print publication date:  October  2019
Online publication date:  October  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138572416
eBook ISBN: 9780203702086
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780203702086-2

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Abstract

The Bodleian is the main library of the University of Oxford. Its most famous hub is the large domed building of the Radcliffe Camera. The Bodleian’s centuries-old holdings of knowledge in the physical forms of books, journals and electronic sources cross the University’s four academic divisions, its departments and faculties, and its constituent colleges. The filmic and literary backdrop to the intrigues of John le Carré, the detection of Inspector Morse, the Bodleian is also one locus at the heart of the complex historic and contemporary relationship between universities and the UK’s security and intelligence agencies.

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