• Virtual tour

    Take a virtual tour of the Taylor Institution Library

  • Subject guides

    Our guides to Modern Languages, Linguistics, Film Studies and Women's Studies

  • Special collections

    A guide to our extensive collection of rare books and manuscripts


Opening hours

The Taylor Institution Library on St. Giles' houses both West and East European Collections.

Opening hours


Taylor Institution Library
St Giles', Oxford. OX1 3NA

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**5 pm weekday closing in August, Closed Week and St Giles' Fair: More...**

New Taylor publication: scholarly edition of Luther's Ein Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen: More...

External repairs and painting project, summer and early autumn 2017: More...

Archives formerly held at TABS moved to Weston: More...

**New Taylor Institution Library blog post: A tale of two sisters: Simone and Hélène de Beauvoir**


Guidance for new readers on accessing our sites


Information on our West European Collections, Linguistics, Film Studies and Women's Studies

Taylor Institution Library in snow


Information on our East European and Modern Greek Collections

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