Request items from Closed stacks

Some of the Bodleian Libraries' books are stored offsite, and show on the catalogue as "Closed Stack".

If you have a full University card or a Bodleian Readers card like those pictured below, you can request closed stack items and have them sent to a reading room.

There are detailed instructions in the guide Requesting Closed Stack Items.

University card
University Card
Bodleian reader's card
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You will be offered a list of libraries and can choose where you would like to read the books. Please note that the Rewley House Continuing Education Library is not one of the libraries that can receive stack requests.

The books are usually delivered the next day and will be kept for you for a week. Once they have arrived you will be able to consult them in your chosen reading room, but you will not be able to borrow them.


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