Reader update and collection moves
The latest information to help you plan your visit to consult special collections at the Bodleian.
- Using special collections reading rooms from 22 September 2014 onwards
- UPDATED: Important information about current and planned collection moves
- NEW: Availability of special collections during ongoing moves (frequently updated)
- Weston Library opening hours
- NEW: FAQ for readers
Feature videoFollow the progress of the forthcoming Weston Library in our time-lapse video below (contains flashing images).
On our video page, enjoy a shortened version of the time-lapse footage, watch our behind-the-scenes Building a 21st-century Bodleian video and see newsreel footage from 1946 when the original New Bodleian Library was formally opened by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother).
What will the Weston Library look like?
For an insider's view, please also watch our fly-through video of the forthcoming Weston Library and take a look at our final fit-out image gallery.