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From 21 June 2021, the Bodleian Libraries will reopen to all readers and the Admissions Office will resume a more expanded service.
We will be processing applications for first-time and renewing applicants who wish to consult material at any of the Bodleian Libraries.
To consult the special collections material at the Weston Library, please email email@example.com in the first instance. You can then contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on completing the application process.
The Admissions Office remains closed to in-person visits.
You can find more information on our service updates page or our Twitter account.
Commercial employees and charity researchers applying for or renewing a Bodleian Reader card.
Applications from charity researchers.
You will need to pay our standard admission charge.
All Bodleian Reader card holders get reference-only access to printed material in the Bodleian Libraries and no borrowing privileges.
Due to licensing agreements, you will not have access to subscription electronic resources.
You have access to most of the Bodleian Libraries throughout the year and vacation-only access to the remaining libraries.
Term and vacation dates
Applications from company-affiliated researchers.