• 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

**Introducing Endangered Languages - talks at the Taylor, every Wed: More... 

Librarian with a Latte: Wed 1pm—2pm, wks 1-8, Common Room: Subject Specialist Q&A, all welcome!

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

**New Taylor Institution Library blog post: Sorbian : an endangered language**


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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