• 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

We have two sites, the Taylor Institution Library (West European Collections) and the Taylor Bodleian Slavonic & Modern Greek Library (East European Collections).

Opening hours for both sites


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

Taylor Bodleian Slavonic
47 Wellington Square, Oxford. OX1 2JF

Find us

The Taylor will be closing at 5 pm Mon-Fri during August: See Opening Hours

Lighting upgrade in the Upper and Lower Stacks, scheduled to begin Monday 27th July: More...

Closure of TABS second floor: notice of book moves between Monday 13th-Friday 31st July: More...

Taylor Bodleian Slavonic & Modern Greek Library: Saturday opening ends 20th June: More...

The Teaching Collection - how the Taylor is responding to your feedback: More...

**New Taylor Institution Library blog post: The Ariège Collection**


Guidance for new readers on accessing our sites


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


Information on our East European Collections

News (West)

News (East)

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