Contact us

If you are a member of the public with an enquiry about visiting us for our exhibitions, public events, or library and city tours, use the contact information on our Visit website

General enquiries

If you have a question about using the Bodleian Libraries for your academic study or research, get in touch with our Reader Services team. This includes questions about:

If you need to report an IT issue, please contact the University’s IT Services via the helpdesk

Press, media and filming enquiries

For any press and media enquiries, including filming and photography related to publicity and press, contact our Press Office.

For commercial filming in our library spaces, contact

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Find a library

We have 26 library sites across Oxford (known collectively as ‘the Bodleian Libraries’). To find out more about a particular library, including contact information, opening hours and how to access it, use our Find a Library tool

Apply for a Bodleian Reader card

If you are not a member of Oxford University and you would like to access the Bodleian Libraries and their collections, you will need to apply for a Bodleian Reader card from our Admissions Office.

If the item you want to access is held by a college library, you should contact the college directly. 

Help with your subject

Our subject librarians are specialists who can help with enquiries about a particular subject area. Find the librarian for your subject.

You might also be interested in our subject guides, which highlight important resources in your subject area and where to go for help. 

Special collections

If you have a question about a manuscript, rare book or other item in our special collections, contact Special Collections. Learn more about our special collections catalogues and finding aids, and how to order items.

If you are looking for images of our special collections for personal use, visit Digital Bodleian. To buy images for research or commercial use, visit Imaging Services.

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