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    Services during closure

    We are still closed, find out our remote and digital services and support.

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    Return of loans

    Return books loaned from any Bodleian library to one of our temporary hubs

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    New books

    View our latest acquisitions online and in the Library.



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Centre for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology
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We have begun a phased reopening of our libraries. Find out more about accessing our buildings, accessing our services or check our Twitter feed for the latest news.

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Find out about our collections and services and contact us to arrange your visit.

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Info for CHSMT students & staff

Information about services and resources for Unit members.

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