• Portrait of Jane Austen

    Which Jane Austen?

    A major exhibition challenging the public perception of one of England's literary heroes

  • Illustration of a dragon

    Heroic Works

    Selected bindings from the International Bookbinding Competition 2017

  • Image of the Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonne website

    Fox Talbot online catalogue launched

    'father of photography'


Opening hours

Opening hours vary by reading room. Please consult our full list of reading room hours for more information

Full list of reading room opening hours


Bodleian Library
Broad Street

Map and contact details

Getting a reader's card

Guidance for new readers on accessing the Bodleian Library

Special collections

Special collections

Information on our world-class special collections and access for research

Image from James Mill's History of British India, IND 98 E 59, plate XX

What's on

Access our unique buildings and collections through tours, exhibitions and events

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