• Portrait of Jane Austen

    Which Jane Austen?

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

  • Image of a map of Oxford - Detail,Thomas Sharp’s Redevelopment Plan for Oxford, 1946

    Revealing hidden Oxford

    Exploring Oxford's long history of housing, transport and planning challenges

  • 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

Illustration of a bird from Treasures exhibition

What's on

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

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