Opening hours

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 (upper level 16.50) Bank Holiday Monday 4, 25 May 10.00-13.00, 14.00-16.00

Vacation:

Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30, 14.00-16.00

Closed:

Closed August; around two weeks at Christmas and Easter. February 2017: Owing to ongoing staff shortages, the library may be closed 1300-1400. Please contact library if intending to visit during these hours. Closed Tues 28 February.

Notes:

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

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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