Applying for or renewing a Bodleian Reader card if you hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from the University of Oxford.
If you hold a certificate or diploma from the University of Oxford, or were a visiting student, you will need to apply via one of our other categories.
Make a Bodleian Reader card application
- Download and complete the application form, including the statement of research need
- Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
- We will review your application and email you with the steps to complete the application process
You are eligible to apply for a free Bodleian Reader card.
Library access granted
All Bodleian Reader card holders get reference-only access to printed material in the Bodleian Libraries and no borrowing privileges or remote access to subscription electronic resources.
You have access to most of Bodleian Libraries throughout the year and vacation-only access to the remaining libraries.
Term and vacation dates