English Faculty Library

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Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 5pm

Closed 16-30 August inclusive

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Slots available 7 days in advance

You can access our collections via:

Special collections, including Turville-Petre Room

Please email the library ahead of your visit if you would like to see items from the special collections.

Contact us

efl-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
+44 (0)1865 271050

About the library

Established in 1914, the English Faculty Library (EFL) primarily serves all those reading and teaching English at Oxford, as well as other readers requiring access to its collections. It offers borrowing services, IT and printing facilities and a variety of workspaces.

Find us

English Faculty Library
St. Cross Building
Manor Road
Oxford
OX1 3UQ

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