Japanese Library

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Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 5pm

Book a time slot on Space Finder (SSO)
Slots available 7 days in advance

You can also access our collections using:

Contact us

General enquiries

bjl@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
+44 (0)1865 284506

Special collections enquiries

alessandro.bianchi@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

About the library

The Japanese Library houses the University’s main research and teaching collection for Japanese studies. Opened to readers in April 1993, it is located in the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies on the premises of St. Antony's College. It is an open-access library which welcomes all readers.

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Japanese Library
Nissan Institute Building (GF)
27 Winchester Road
Oxford
OX2 6NA

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