KB Chen China Centre Library

Due to staff shortages, Scan & Deliver services at the KB Chen China Centre Library are currently suspended.


Opening hours


Term time

Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 11am – 2pm


From Sunday 16 June our hours will be:

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Contact us

General enquiries

+44 (0)1865 280430

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About the library

KB Chen China Centre Library is the specialist hub library for Chinese studies at the University of Oxford. It provides state-of-the-art reading room facilities and offers specialist support in Chinese studies for students, staff and the wider Bodleian readership. The onsite holdings of the library consist of teaching and reference collections as well as high-demand material that supports the current teaching and research interests in the China Centre.

Find us

K B Chen China Centre Library
University of Oxford China Centre
Dickson Poon Building
Canterbury Road

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