Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)

Contact

Address:

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)
Robinson Close
South Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PP

Phone:

01865 270939

Fax:

01865 270943

E-mail:

library@prm.ox.ac.uk

Website:

https://www.prm.ox.ac.uk/balfour.html

Library Staff

Librarian:

Mark Dickerson

Library Assistant:

Giorgio Garippa

Opening Hours

Note that opening hours may sometimes change at short notice. If travelling to visit a library you are advised to check with the library to confirm details.

Term time:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 (last admission 16.30) May Bank Holidays 10.00-13.00, 14.00-16.00

Vacation:

Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30, 14.00-16.00 (Mon 11 December 9.00-12.00)

Closed:

Closed 31 July-28 August; around two weeks at Christmas and Easter. (2017) Closed 17 December-2 January inclusive.

Notes:

The library has now relocated to the First Floor. To access, please ring bell during opening hours, or ask Reception or Front of House staff to contact / phone 270939 / e-mail library@prm.ox.ac.uk

Admission and Borrowing Policies

Note that by necessity these policies are much simplified and provided for initial guidance only. Please check with the library for full details.

OU undergraduate students:

Admissions: All all. Borrowing: Some some.

Borrowing rights for students of Archaeology and Anthropology; others must apply to the Librarian.

OU postgraduate students:

Admissions: All all. Borrowing: Some some.

Borrowing rights for students of Archaeology and Anthropology; others must apply to the Librarian.

OU academic and research staff:

Admissions: All all. Borrowing: Some some.

Non-departmental staff have borrowing rights at the Librarian's discretion.

Others:

Admissions: Some some. Borrowing: None none.

Access at the discretion of the Librarian. Please contact in advance.

Subjects Covered

Anthropology/Ethnography, Archaeology, Ethnomusicology, Museology

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