Opening hours

Opening Hours

This page lists opening hours for all of the libraries associated with the University of Oxford, ordered alphabetically by library name. Many libraries have separate term-time and vacation opening hours. During term this page lists term-time opening hours and during vacation it lists the vacation opening hours.

Please note that admission and borrowing policies apply and may differ from library to library. Please consult the information page for the library in which you are interested for full details.

It is currently vacation. Michaelmas 2014 starts on 12 October 2014.

A

Alexander Library of Ornithology

Term hours:

Mon-Wed 9.30-14.00 (During School term - see Library website). By appointment only.

Vacation hours:

Mon-Tue 09.30-17.00 (During School vacation - see Library website). By appointment only.

Closed:

If the Librarian is away the Library is accessible to departmental key fob holders only. August Bank Holiday and when the Dept. of Zoology is closed over Christmas and Easter

Notes:

Please see the Library website for latest opening hour information.

All Souls College Library

Term hours:

9.30-18.30

Vacation hours:

9.30-16.30

B

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 (upper level 16.50) Bank Holiday Monday 5, 26 May 10.00-13.00, 14.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30, 14.00-16.00

Closed:

Closed 3-31 August; around 10 days at Christmas and Easter. (2014) Closed 13-21 April

Notes:

Please report to the library desk on the ground floor when visiting.

Balliol College Library

Term hours:

Visitors by appointment: Monday - Friday: 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.. Current members of Balliol: Monday - Sunday: 24/7

Vacation hours:

Visitors by appointment: Monday - Friday: 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Current members of Balliol: Monday - Sunday: 24/7

Closed:

Ten days at Christmas and ten days at Easter

Notes:

Entry is by University card, accredited by Balliol College Library

Bodleian Education Library

Term hours:

Mon-Thur 08.30-20.30, Fri 08.30-19.00, Sat and Sun 10.00-17.00 during Michaelmas and Hilary terms, Sat and Sun 13.00-17.00 during Trinity term.

Vacation hours:

Vacation: Mon-Fri 09.00-17.30

Closed:

August Bank Holiday and when the Department of Education is closed over Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

Note that our term time opening hours follow the PGCE term, which is longer than the University term and closer to the Oxfordshire school term.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - John Radcliffe Hospital site

Term hours:

Open 24 hours; staffed Mon-Fri 09.00-19.00 (Wed 10.00-19.00)

Vacation hours:

Open 24 hours; staffed Mon-Fri 09.00-19.00 (Wed 10.00-19.00)

Closed:

Public holidays

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Knowledge Centre site

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-18.00; staffed Mon-Fri 09.00-18.00 (Wed 10.45-18.00)

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-18.00; staffed Mon-Fri 09.00-18.00 (Wed 10.45-18.00)

Closed:

Public holidays

Bodleian History Faculty Library

Term hours:

(Weeks 1-8) Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00; Sat 10.00-16.00; Sun 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00; Sat. 10.00-16.00

Closed:

Christmas and New Year: closes at 5pm on Tuesday 23 December 2014 and re-opens at 9am on Monday 5 January 2015. Easter: Friday 3 April to Monday 6 April 2015. August Bank Holiday: 31 August 2015

Bodleian Japanese Library

Term hours:

1st - 8th weeks (Mon - Fri) 9.00-19.00, Sat (0th - 8th weeks) 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Saturday closed

Closed:

Good Friday to Easter Monday inclusive; August Bank Holiday; Christmas Eve to New Year's Day inclusive

Bodleian K B Chen China Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.15-19.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.15-17.00; closed Sats except 0th week

Closed:

Christmas and Easter same period as the Institute For Chinese Studies; late summer Bank Holiday; St Giles Fair

Bodleian Latin American Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00 Closed 13.00-14.00 Mon-Fri

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00 Closed 13.00-14.00 Mon-Fri Closed for part of August and September.

Closed:

Staff holidays, no set time

Bodleian Law Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-18.00, Sun 11.00-18.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00 (Sat 10.00-13.00 in Aug & Sept)

Closed:

Christmas Eve to New Year's Day, Good Friday to Easter Monday, August Bank Holiday weekend

Notes:

Sat 10.00-18.00 and Sun 11.00-18.00 opening operate on the weekends preceding week 1 - week 9 of Term. Library closes at 5pm at start of Christmas/New Year break.

Bodleian Library - Old Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 11.00-17.00. University of Oxford dates of full term: Michaelmas 2014: Sunday, 12 October to Saturday, 6 December Hilary 2015: Sunday, 18 January to Saturday 14 March Trinity 2015: Sunday, 26 April to Saturday, 20 June Michaelmas 2015: Sunday, 11 October to Saturday, 5 December Hilary 2016: Sunday, 17 January to Saturday 12 March Trinity 2016: Sunday, 24 April to Saturday, 18 June

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00. The Library is also open on the first Sunday of each vacation, 11.00-17.00 (Sunday, 7 December 2014; Sunday, 15 March 2015 and Sunday, 21 June 2015).

Closed:

Provisional closed periods, Academic year 2014-5: The Old Bodleian Library will close for the Christmas Break at 5pm on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 and reopen at 9am on Monday, 5 January 2015. The Old Bodleian Library will close for Easter on Thursday, 2 April 2015 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday, 7 April 2015. It will be closed for Encaenia on the morning of Wednesday, 24 June 2015. The Old Bodleian Library will close for the August Bank Holiday weekend at 7pm on Friday 28 August 2015 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday, 1 September 2015.

Notes:

Please note that the opening hours of the Duke Humfrey's Library are Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-1600 all year round, not including advertised closed periods. For fuller information about opening times of individual reading rooms please go to: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/library/hours

Bodleian Library - Radcliffe Camera

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 11.00-17.00. University of Oxford dates of full term: Michaelmas 2014: Sunday, 12 October to Saturday, 6 December Hilary 2015: Sunday, 18 January to Saturday 14 March Trinity 2015: Sunday, 26 April to Saturday, 20 June Michaelmas 2015: Sunday, 11 October to Saturday, 5 December Hilary 2016: Sunday, 17 January to Saturday 12 March Trinity 2016: Sunday, 24 April to Saturday, 18 June

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00. The Library is also open on the first Sunday of each vacation, 11.00-17.00 (Sunday 7 Dec 2014, Sunday, 15 March 2015 and Sunday, 21 June 2015).

Closed:

Provisional closed periods, Academic year 2014-5: The Radcliffe Camera will close for the Christmas Break at 5pm on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 and reopen at 9am on Monday, 5 January 2015. The Radcliffe Camera will close for Easter on Thursday, 2 April 2015 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday, 7 April 2015. It will be closed for Encaenia on the morning of Wednesday, 24 June 2015. The Radcliffe Camera will close for the August Bank Holiday weekend at 7pm on Friday 28 August 2015 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday, 1 September 2015.

Notes:

For fuller information about opening times of individual reading rooms please go to: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/library/hours

Bodleian Library - Weston Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Closed:

Provisional closed periods, Academic year 2014-15: The Library will close for the Christmas Break at 5pm on Tuesday, 23 December 2014 and reopen at 9am on Monday, 5 January 2015. The Library will close for Easter on Thursday, 2 April 2015 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday, 7 April 2015. The Library will close for the August Bank Holiday weekend at 7pm on Friday 28 August 2015 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Bodleian Music Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon - Fri (0 - 9 weeks) 9.00-18.00 Sat (0 - 8 weeks) 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Mon - Fri 9.30-16.30 from 10 week to Mon of 0 week.

Closed:

2 weeks at Christmas, 5 working days at Easter, 3 weeks in August.

Bodleian Oriental Institute Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9:15-19:00, Sat 10:00-16.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:15-19.00, Sat 10:00-16.00

Closed:

1 week at Christmas and Easter, St Giles Fair, late August Bank Holiday

Bodleian Social Science Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0 to 9: Mon to Fri 9.00 to 22.00, Sat 10.00 to 18.00, Sun 12.00 to 18.00:

Vacation hours:

Weeks 0 and 9: Mon to Fri 9.00 to 22.00, Sat 10.00 to 18.00, Sun 12.00 to 18.00; Full vacation: Mon to Fri 9.00 to 19.00, Sat 10.00 to 18.00 (Christmas and Easter Vacations); 10.00 to 16.00 (Summer Vacation)

Closed:

Friday 18 April to Sunday 20 April inclusive - The Library is open on Easter Monday 21 April

Bodleian Staff Library

Term hours:

8.30-17.00 Monday - Friday. The library is unstaffed and there is a self-issue machine

Vacation hours:

8:30-17:00 Monday - Friday. The library is unstaffed and there is a self-issue machine

Closed:

The library is only closed when the whole Osney One building is shut - usually the week between Christmas and New Year

Brasenose College Library

Term hours:

24 hour - staffed 9:00-17:00 Mon-Fri.

Vacation hours:

24 hour - staffed 9:00-17:00 Mon-Fri.

C

Cancer Epidemiology Unit

Term hours:

Monday - Friday 8am- 6pm

Vacation hours:

Monday - Friday 8am- 6pm

Closed:

Between Christmas and New Year

Careers Service Library

Term hours:

Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00 (except Thursday) Thursday: 10.00 - 17.00 (to allow for staff training) Please check our website for details

Vacation hours:

Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00 (except Thursday) Thursday: 10.00 - 17.00 (to allow for staff training) Please check our website for details

Closed:

All University fixed closure (normally 1 week and Bank Holidays at Christmas and Easter) plus all other Bank Holidays; closures for maintenance and updating resources advertised on our website

Chantry Library

Term hours:

Mondays: 9.00 am - 12.30 pm; Tuesdays 9.00 am - 5.00 pm; Wednesdays 12.30 pm - 5.00 pm ONLY BY APPOINTMENT

Vacation hours:

As above

Closed:

Christmas, Easter and bank holidays.

Notes:

Everyone is welcome to use the Library, but please telephone or email the librarian for an appointment.

Christ Church Library

Term hours:

Christ Church members: 9am-midnight 7 days a week All other readers: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Closed:

Christ Church Library is usually closed for 10 days at Christmas and for the Easter weekend. Please contact the library for further details.

Computer Science Library

Term hours:

9.00-16.30 (closed 13.00-14.00)

Vacation hours:

9.00-16.30 (closed 13.00-14.00)

Closed:

The library is only closed when the whole Wolfson building is shut - usually the week between Christmas and New Year.

Corpus Christi College Library

Term hours:

Corpus Library is open 24 hours a day on a reference basis for members of the College. Issue Desk hours, and access information for non-members, can be found on the Library website.

Vacation hours:

Corpus Library is open 24 hours a day on a reference basis for members of the College. Issue Desk hours, and access information for non-members, can be found on the Library website.

Closed:

The Library and Archives are closed when the College is closed (over the Christmas and New Year break, and over the Easter weekend), and usually for two weeks in August.

Notes:

External readers (including members of the University of Oxford) by appointment only. Please see the webpages for more information, and contact library staff in advance of any visit.

E

Earth Sciences Library

Term hours:

Staffed: Monday 8.30am-4pm Tuesday 9.30am-6pm Wednesday 8.30am-1pm Thursday 9am-5pm Friday 8.30am-1pm

Vacation hours:

As above

Closed:

Easter and Christmas

English Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-13.00 (open as normal on the two May Bank Holidays) / 0th week: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 / 0th week: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Closed:

Public holidays, except in May as above; between Christmas and New Year

Notes:

Details of closed periods will be publicised as necessary in the Library, on its website, and in the Gazette

Exeter College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of Exeter College - staffed 9.00-17.00 Mon.-Fri.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of Exeter College - staffed 9.00-17.00 Mon.-Fri.

Closed:

22 Dec. - 2 Jan. (inc.)

G

Green Templeton College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of Green Templeton College. Non-members may be admitted to consult a book not available elsewhere in Oxford libraries. Please contact the Library in advance of your visit.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of Green Templeton College. Non-members may be admitted to consult a book not available elsewhere in Oxford libraries. Please contact the Library in advance of your visit.

Closed:

N/A

Notes:

Staffed hours: Mon 9.00 - 17.30, Tue 9.00 -19.30, Wed 9.00 - 17.30, Thur 9.00 - 19.30, Fri 9.00 - 17.30, Sat 10.00 - 12.30.

Greyfriars Oxford Centre for Franciscan Studies Library

Term hours:

The Library is open 24 hours a day to Greyfriars members only.

Vacation hours:

As above.

Closed:

Never.

Notes:

Open to Greyfriars members. External readers should email either Br Mark or Dr Neagu to make an appointment.

H

Harris Manchester College Library

Term hours:

Term time (week 1 – week 8): 24 hours to entitled College members. All others: Mon – Sun 8am – 11pm. External researchers are only allowed to use the Library during staffed hours.

Vacation hours:

Mon – Sun 8am – 10pm

Closed:

Closure at Easter/Christmas/last two weeks of August each year: the Library is closed on the same days as the main College building.

Hertford College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of Hertford College.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of Hertford College.

Notes:

External readers (including members of the University of Oxford) by appointment only. Please contact the Librarian in advance.

I

Instituto Camoes Library

Notes:

The Library of the Centre is open to everyone, and consultation is made by appointment.

J

Jesus College Library

Term hours:

Open 24 hours a day to current resident members of Jesus College and registered Celtic Library readers. Open by appointment to non-members: see Admission and Borrowing Policies.

Vacation hours:

Open 24 hours a day to current resident members of Jesus College and registered Celtic Library readers. Open by appointment to non-members: see Admission and Borrowing Policies.

Closed:

Christmas, New Year, and Easter.

Notes:

Office hours: 9.00-18.00, Monday to Friday

K

Keble College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of College. Staffed: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of College Staffed: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

L

Lady Margaret Hall Library

Term hours:

If not member of LMH, apply to Librarian for admission.

Vacation hours:

Ditto

Closed:

Between Christmas and New Year

Language Centre Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0 and 9 Mon-Fri, 8.45-18.30; Weeks 1-8 Mon-Thur, 8.45-20.00; Friday, 8.45-18.30; Sat, 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Christmas and Easter Vacation Mon-Fri 8.45-13.00 and 14.00-17.30; Summer Vacation Mon-Fri 8.45-16.30 (until 18.00 Mon, Tue, Thur, for the duration of the Pre- Sessional English course in August and September)

Closed:

10 days at Christmas, 6/7 days at Easter (23 March till 1 April 2013) August Bank Holiday

Notes:

Induction session (required for all new Library users) held Mon-Fri at 10.00 and 14.00 or other times by prior arrangement.

Leopold Muller Memorial Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00 Sat 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Closed:

to be confirmed

Linacre College Library

Term hours:

All members of Linacre College are entitled to 24-hour access to the library and computing facilities. A security sytem on the door prevents unauthorised access. The library operates a self-issue system that allows readers to check out their own books. All Linacre College members have been registered on OLIS. If you have any problems please contact the Librarian (library@linacre.ox.ac.uk).

Vacation hours:

All members of Linacre College are entitled to 24-hour access to the library and computing facilities. A security sytem on the door prevents unauthorised access. The library operates a self-issue system that allows readers to check out their own books. All Linacre College members have been registered on OLIS. If you have any problems please contact the Librarian (library@linacre.ox.ac.uk).

Closed:

Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

Linacre College members may access the library and computing facilities 24 hours a day every day except when college is closed during Easter and Christmas vacations.

Lincoln College Library

Term hours:

Daily 8.30 a.m. - 2.00 a.m.

Vacation hours:

Daily 8.30 a.m. - 11.30 p.m. Any variations will be advertised in the Lodge.

Closed:

Christmas and New Year.

M

Magdalen College Library

Term hours:

The New Library is open 24 hours a day for Magdalen College members, and by appointment only for all other visitors. The Old Library is open by appointment only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Vacation hours:

The New Library is open 24 hours a day for Magdalen College members, and by appointment only for all other visitors. The Old Library is open by appointment only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Closed:

Never.

Notes:

FILMS! Members of the University who need to borrow Magdalen films for educational purposes may do so with a £15 refundable deposit per film and production of a current university card. It is essential to phone or email in advance. All Magdalen films are recorded in OLIS.

Maison Française Library

Term hours:

Tue-Fri 14.00-18.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Tue-Fri 14.00-18.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Closed:

August, Christmas, Easter: Please check exact dates on Website Homepage.

Notes:

Please note that the Library will be closed in the mornings Tuesdays to Fridays from Michaelmas Term 2013.

Mansfield College Library

Term hours:

24 hours to Mansfield College members only

Vacation hours:

Summer vacation only: Libraries locked at night

Closed:

Closed periods coincide with College closure

Materials Library

Term hours:

Reading rooms Mon-Fri 8.30-17.00; Library Office Mon 10:30 - 2:30 ; Tue, Wed,Thur 1:30pm - 3:30 pm. Self-issue machine available

Vacation hours:

Reading rooms Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00; self-issue machine available Library office Please phone or email for times

Closed:

1 week at both Easter and Christmas, Bank Holidays, weekends.

Mathematical Institute Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-16.30.

Notes:

Those wishing to enquire about access must first contact the Librarian before visiting, at the email address or telephone number above.

Merton College Library

Term hours:

Old Warden's Lodgings: Monday-Friday 8.30 to midnight Saturdays 8.30 to 22.00 Sundays 8.30 to midnight Mob Quad: Daily 8.30 to midnight

Vacation hours:

OWL Library 9th week (16 – 29 June): Mon-Fri 8.30am-8.30pm, Sat 8.30am-5.30pm, Sun 8.30am-8.30pm; 10th week (30 June – 6 July): Mon-Fr 8.30am-8.30pm, Sat 8.30am-5.30pm, Sun 8.30am-8.30pm; Monday, 7 July – Sunday, 5 October: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun: 7.30am-6pm; Mob Library Daily 8.30am – midnight

Closed:

The library is always open to members of Merton College, unless exceptional circumstances demand a temporary closure, which will be advertised

Notes:

OPEN TO MEMBERS OF MERTON COLLEGE ONLY Archives, Manuscripts, Early Printed Books and Special Collections may be consulted by all bona fide researchers by appointment only on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Books of the modern collections may be consulted if held by none of the Oxford University libraries. Please email in advance to arrange a consultation appointment.

Middle East Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon-Thursday 9.15am - 5:00pm Fridays : 9.15am - 4.30 pm *please check this page for the occasional closure*.

Vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.15am - 1pm (closed one hour) 2pm - 5pm

Museum of the History of Science Library

Term hours:

By appointment, arranged via library@mhs.ox.ac.uk

Vacation hours:

By appointment, arranged via library@mhs.ox.ac.uk

N

New College Library

Term hours:

8.30 - Midnight; 7 days

Vacation hours:

Christmas and Easter: 8.30 - 17.00; Monday - Friday. Summer: 9.00 - 13.00 and 14.15 - 17.00; Monday - Friday

Closed:

8 working days at Christmas and 7 working days at Easter

Nuffield College Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.30-17.30

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.30-17.30

Closed:

Up to 10 days at Christmas, 4 days at Easter, mornings from mid-July to mid-September.

O

Official Papers Collection

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-18.00, Sun 11.00-18.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00 (Sat 10.00-13.00 in Aug & Sept)

Closed:

Christmas Eve to New Year's Day, Good Friday to Easter Monday, August Bank Holiday weekend

Notes:

As the Official Papers Reading Room is on the Ground Floor of the Bodleian Law Library where the locking up begins, readers are asked to be ready to leave approximately 20 minutes before the official closing time.

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00 Sat 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Closed:

to be confirmed

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Library

Term hours:

Michaelmas (Sun. 13 Oct. - Sat. 7 Dec. 2012), Hilary (Sun. 19 Jan. - Sat. 15 Mar. 2014), Trinity (Sun. 27 Apr. - Sat. 21 June 2014): Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00 and 14.00-17.00. Closed on Bank Holidays outside of Full Term and for the Christmas and New Year period. Opened for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha only during Full Term. (Christmas Closure 23 Dec. 2013 to 1 Jan. 2014 inclusive. Easter Closure 18 Apr. 2014. Eid al-Fitr closure Mon 28 Jul 2014. Summer Bank Holiday Closure 25 Aug.2014).

Closed:

Closed on Bank Holidays only outside of Full Term and for the Christmas and New Year period. Opened for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha only during Full Term.

Notes:

The Library is for reference use only, and books may not be borrowed.

Oxford Centre for Mission Studies Library

Term hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 17:00 PM

Vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 17:00 PM

Closed:

Saturdays, Sundays, Bank Holidays, Christmas

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Closed:

Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays

Oxford Internet Institute Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 09:00 - 16:50

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 09:00 - 16:50

Closed:

All public holidays, also Monday Thursday; Christmas and New Year.

Oxford Learning Institute

Term hours:

Monday- Friday 9.00 am- 5.00 pm

Vacation hours:

Monday - Friday 9.00 am- 5.00 pm

Closed:

Weekends, Bank Holidays and Christmas vacation

Notes:

Please note that by necessity these policies are much simplifid and provided for initial guidance only. Please check with the Library for full details.

Oxford Union Society Library

Term hours:

0th-8th Weeks Mon-Fri 9.30-19.00, Sat Noon - 16.30

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 09.30-17.00

Closed:

Summer 22/08/2014 to 08/09/2014 inclusive; Christmas 24/12/2014 to 04/01/2015 inclusive; Easter 03/04/2015 to 12/04/2015 inclusive.

Notes:

New borrowers should bring both their Union membership cards and University/Bodleian Cards, assuming the latter type is available to them. During registration, advice will be given on which card to use for subsequent borrowing.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History Library

Term hours:

Wed 9.00-13.00, 14.00-16.50 Mon, Tue, Thur, 09.00-12.00 (Subject to staffing)

Vacation hours:

Wed 9.00-13.00, 14.00-16.50 Mon, Tue, Thur, 09.00-12.00 (Subject to staffing)

Closed:

Weekday afternoons except Wednesday. Christmas/New Year, Easter, Bank Holidays, staff holidays Closed 17 December - 2 January

Notes:

By appointment with the Librarian. Please e-mail (preferred) or phone 01865 270939 Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri. if no answer from library number. Archival/special collections visits may be possible at other times.

Oxfordshire History Centre Library

Term hours:

Tue-Sat, 10.00-17.00 Wed-Sat, 09.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Tue-Sat, 10.00-17.00 Wed-Sat, 09.00-17.00

Closed:

Every Mon, Sun; Bank Holidays; Sat before Bank Holidays; between Christmas and New Year

Notes:

Oxfordshire History Centre was created in 2011, through the merger of Oxfordshire Record Office, Oxfordshire Health Archives and Oxfordshire Studies.

P

Pauling Centre for Human Sciences Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00

Closed:

Closed for Christmas and Easter closed periods

Notes:

Outside these hours please contact the library.

Pembroke College Library

Term hours:

24 hour opening, staffed 9.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday

Vacation hours:

0800 - 2000, staffed 9.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday

Closed:

Christmas, 4 weeks in August

Pharmacology Library

Term hours:

Mon-Thur 8.30-14.30

Vacation hours:

Mon-Thur 8.30-14.30

Closed:

Weekends, Public holidays, when Dept is closed

Notes:

By arrangement only.

Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library

Term hours:

Monday - Friday 09:30 - 19:00 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Vacation hours:

Monday - Friday 09:30 - 17:00 Saturday Closed

Closed:

23/12/2013- 1/1/2014 14/4/2014 – 21/4/2014 18/8/2014 – 29/8/2014

Physiology Library

Closed:

From August 2005.

Notes:

The Library will be closed and unstaffed from August 2005 and the remaining collections will only be accessable by staff and post graduate members of the Physiology Department via swipecard access.

Pusey House Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.15-12.45, 14.00-16.45, Sat 9.15-12.45; on the Greater Holy Days of the Church open 9.15-12.00

Vacation hours:

Posted in the Library

Q

Queen's College Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0 to 9 inclusive: Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 7:00pm Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Vacation hours:

Mon - Fri: 9.00am - 5.00pm.

Closed:

Easter 2014: 18th April 2014 – 21st April 2014 inclusive

Notes:

Members of the College may access the Lower Library and Basement (but not the Upper Library) with their swipe cards 24 hours a day except during closed periods. External readers, including members of other colleges, must make an appointment before visiting.

R

Radcliffe Science Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-14.00

Closed:

Easter and August Bank Holiday weekends, Christmas-New Year

Notes:

Open May Bank Holidays 9.00-19.00.

Regent's Park College Library

Term hours:

Main Library: 24 hours, self-issue, for College members; staffed Mon.-Fri. 9.30 - 16.30 Angus Library: 9.30 - 16.30

Vacation hours:

Main Library: Postgraduate and staff: 24 hours, self-issue; Undergraduate Mon.-Fri. 9.30 - 16.30 Angus Library: 9.30 - 16.30

Closed:

Both libraries: approx. 1 week Christmas and Easter. Main Library: Closed for 2 weeks in July for the Annual Stocktake. Angus Library: closed for the whole of August

Notes:

Main Library can be visited by non-College members by appointment only, apply to the Assistant Librarian Angus Library: available by appointment only: apply to College Librarian

Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art Library

Term hours:

By appointment

Vacation hours:

By appointment

Rewley House Continuing Education Library

Term hours:

Mon-Thur 9.00-20.30 Fri 9.00-17.00 Sat 9.30-17.30 Sun 13.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Closed:

24 December 2014 -4 January 2015 3 April 2015 - 6 April 2015 4 May 2015 25 May 2015 24 August - 31 August 2015

Notes:

Term dates: Continuing Education terms differ from University Full Term - please see Library website for dates

Ruskin School of Art Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Closed

Closed:

Weekends and all vacations.

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 except Wed, 9.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 except Wed, 9.00-13.00

Closed:

As announced in advance on Library door.

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Sackler Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

As Term

Closed:

Christmas Eve to New Year's Day, Good Friday to Easter Monday, August Bank Holiday weekend and the preceding Saturday, Monday and Tuesday of St Giles Fair and the preceding Saturday

Sainsbury Library at the Saïd Business School

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00 (Bank Holidays 9.00-17.00)

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Closed:

For SBS members, only when the building is closed. Non-members, please see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/business/sainsbury

Notes:

We are staffed until 19.00 during MBA term, which includes weeks 0 and 9. In addition, SBS members may access the library at any time that the building is open.

Sherardian Library of Plant Taxonomy

Term hours:

Mon,Wed,Thur 9.00-17.00 by appointment only

Vacation hours:

Mon,Wed,Thur 9.00-17.00 by appointment only

Closed:

Tue,Fri,Sat,Sun Closed: August Bank Holiday and when the Department of Plant Sciences is closed over Christmas and Easter.

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Library

Term hours:

Always open to departmental members

Vacation hours:

Always open to departmental members

Closed:

Does not close

Notes:

This library is open to non-members of the Dunn School only by prior application to library_academic@path.ox.ac.uk

Somerville College Library

Term hours:

9.00-18.00 Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00 Sat

Vacation hours:

9.00-17.00 Mon-Fri

Closed:

Christmas and Bank Holidays

St Anne's College Library

Term hours:

Mon – Wed 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. ; 2.00p.m. – 9.00p.m. Thurs – Fri 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. ; 2.00p.m. – 6.00p.m.

Vacation hours:

Mon – Fri: 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. ; 2.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

Closed:

Christmas / New Year.

Notes:

The Library is open only to members and associates of St Anne's College. Any non-member seeking admission to the Library for a special reason must apply in advance to the Librarian.

St Antony's College Library

Term hours:

8.00 - 23.00 [for current, authorised members of St Antony's College only]

Vacation hours:

8.00 - 23.00 [for current, authorised members of St Antony's College only]

Closed:

Closed during the College's Christmas closure period.

Notes:

Resident members of the College may access the Gulbenkian reading room 24 hours a day. Office hours: 9.00 - 13.00; 14.00 - 17.00, Monday - Friday.

St Benet's Hall Library

Term hours:

0900-1700

Vacation hours:

0900-1700

Notes:

Use of the library requires an appointment with the librarian

St Catherine's College Library

Term hours:

8.00 am - Midnight: Monday - Friday; 9.00 am - Midnight: Saturday & Sunday

Vacation hours:

Vacation opening hours vary. Please view current opening hours on the library webpage or at the library entrance.

Closed:

Over Christmas and Easter periods; bank Holidays outside of term

St Cross College Library

Term hours:

Twenty four hours throughout year for all Members of College with a key

Vacation hours:

As above

St Edmund Hall Library

Term hours:

8:30 - 1:00 next day Students may study after that in Vestry.

Vacation hours:

8:30 - 22:45 Students may study after that in Vestry.

Closed:

Only when College closed during Christmas Vacation.

St Hilda's College Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0-9: Sun 9.00-1.00*; Mon-Thur 8.30-1.00*; Fri 8.30-0.00; Sat 9.00-23.00.

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00; Sat-Sun closed.

Closed:

The library is closed for a short period at Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

* In week 0 the library closes at 0.00 instead of 1.00.

St Hugh's College Library

Term hours:

St Hugh's College members have 24-hour access to the library via fob. The library office is open between 09:00-12:30 and 13:00-17:00 from Monday-Friday.

Vacation hours:

St Hugh's College members have 24-hour access to the library via fob. The library office is open between 09:00-12:30 and 13:00-17:00 from Monday-Friday.

Closed:

The office is closed for about 10 days for Christmas and New Year, and the public holidays at Easter and the end of August. St Hugh's College members have 24-hour access to the library via fob all year round.

St John's College Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0-9: MT Mon-Sat 9 am-12 midnight, Sun 10am-12 midnight HT Mon-Sat 9 am-2am, Sun 10am-2am TT Mon-Sat 9 am-2am, Sun 10am-2am

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm

Closed:

The library is closed for part of the Long Vacation, usually August and part of September.

Notes:

If you wish to consult manuscripts, please contact the Librarian to arrange an appointment. The Library is open to members of the College only

Statistics Library

Term hours:

9.00 - 17.00 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.30 Fri Members of the Department only outside these hours. Non-members of the Department should make a prior appointment.

Vacation hours:

9.00 - 17.00 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.30 Fri Members of the Department only outside these hours. Non-members of the Department should make a prior appointment.

Closed:

Public holidays when Department is closed

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Taylor Bodleian Slavonic and Modern Greek Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-18.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.30-17.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Closed:

1 week Christmas, 3 days at Easter and 1 week late summer Bank Holiday.

Taylor Institution Library

Term hours:

1 October-30 June: Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

July, August and September: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Closed:

1 week at Christmas, Good Friday through to Easter Monday, 1 week late summer bank holiday, 2 days of St Giles' Fair at beginning of September.

Notes:

The Taylor Institution is the University's centre for the study of Modern European languages and literatures (other than English). The Main Library is the largest specialist research collection in its field in Britain, with a bookstock of over 520k volumes covering the literary and philological aspects of the main European languages (German, Spanish, French, Italian) as well as less commonly-studied ones, (e.g. Portuguese, and the Celtic languages).

Trinity College Library

Term hours:

Please telephone the Librarian on (2)79863

Vacation hours:

Please telephone the Librarian on (2)79863

Closed:

Please telephone the Librarian on (2)79863

Tylor Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri. 9.30-17.30, Sat. 13.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri. 9.30-17.30, closed Sat.

Closed:

Easter: usually Good Friday-Easter Monday. Christmas: usually about 1 week, to be confirmed for 2013.

Notes:

Information current for TT 2013

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University College Library

Term hours:

24 hours

Vacation hours:

Christmas: 24 hours except for closed period Easter 24: hours throughout Long Vacation: 9.00 - 21.00 except for closed period

Closed:

Closed periods are advertised on the Library's notice-boards

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Vere Harmsworth Library at the Rothermere American Institute

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00; Sat 10.00-14.00; closed Sunday

Vacation hours:

Christmas and Easter: Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00; closed Saturday and Sunday. Summer: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00; closed Saturday and Sunday

Closed:

Public holidays except where these fall during Term; between Christmas and New Year.

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Wadham College Library

Term hours:

Open as explained to students. Self-issue terminal always available.

Vacation hours:

As term

Notes:

All Wadham and Sarah Lawrence College students will need their university card to open the library door. Prospective users of the Library's Persian Studies Section should contact the Librarian to apply for access.

Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Library

Term hours:

For members of the Unit: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 For all other users: The Library is staffed Mon-Fri 14.15-17.00. New users must arrange an appointment with library staff for their first visit.

Vacation hours:

For members of the Unit: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 For all other users: Library staffed hours may vary in vacation so please make an appointment

Closed:

Christmas and New Year: 24 December 2014-4 January 2015 Easter: 3-6 April 2015 August Bank Holiday: 31 August 2015

Worcester College Library

Term hours:

Open to members of Worcester College. Non-members may use the Library strictly by appointment (see below).

Vacation hours:

Open to members of Worcester College except when the College is closed. Non-members may use the Library strictly by appointment (see below).

Closed:

The College closes at Christmas, New Year and Easter. In addition, the Library closes during the Long Vacation in the summer. Please see the Library website for specific dates.
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