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Oxford Bodleian[edit]

Hi! Is it possible to get a scan of a rare work, held on Oxford Library: http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=OXVU1&docId=oxfaleph015119309 I cannot get it anywhere else, so I hope you can help me, or you know anyone, who can help.

I need: "Assam Forest Records. Botany." Calcutta, India. vol. 1: part 5, t. 3. 1934 [July 1934] / There is an article about "Stercula khasiana" in it. I need a scan of this article and of the title pages and the imprint of this work. Thank you very much, -- Doc Taxon (talk) 17:44, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

Iffley Road[edit]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Iffley_Road_rugby_football_ground#Iffley_Road_rugby_football_ground

Having trouble with someone who has had this article deleted once and is trying to do it again. The article is being deleted as "an eminently non-notable football ground". It's the home ground of the Oxford University rugby union team and thus comes under this Wikiproject (among others). It has also hosted international rugby union matches in the past. (See Iffley_Road_rugby_football_ground]]. Please vote.GordyB (talk) 20:09, 19 May 2014 (UTC)

Leaflet For Wikiproject University of Oxford At Wikimania 2014[edit]

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Dan Topolski[edit]

Hey Oxon. I was hoping one you have a photo of Dan Topolski that you'd be prepared to release to Wikipedia. I've seen dozens of "happy snaps" in various Oxon publications, it would be great if one of you could upload a picture of the legendary coach. Thanks. The Rambling Man (talk) 20:49, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

Thibaud of Etampes[edit]

Hello, I have made Thibaud of Etampes into an article because it was sitting in userspace for over 4 years. Can project members please help to cleanup and expand this Oxford-related article. Thank you. PNGWantok (talk) 00:01, 31 August 2014 (UTC)