The Bodleian Libraries are undertaking a major renovation of the New Bodleian, which will reopen to readers and researchers as the Weston Library in late September 2014. An official public opening is planned for March 2015.
The Weston Library will become the new home of the Bodleian's Special Collections.
- Upcoming talk: Architect Jim Eyre will be speaking about the transformation of the New Bodleian into the Weston Library at the Oxford Literary Festival on 27 March.
- Bodleian readers: Important information about collection moves and consulting Special Collections.
- Latest news: Bodleian Libraries Chair shortlisted for Design of the Year 2014.
Building a 21st-Century Bodleian
A fascinating behind-the-scenes video revealing the inner workings of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries and how its staff are preparing this ancient institution for future generations of readers with the forthcoming Weston Library.
What will the Weston Library look like?
For an insider's view, please watch our video of the forthcoming Weston Library and take a look at our refurbishment image gallery.