Japanese Library

Opening hours


Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Christmas opening hours

The Japanese Library will be closed from Saturday 24 December to Monday 2 January.

Term time

From Saturday 14 January our hours will be:

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

Contact us

General enquiries

+44 (0)1865 284506

Special collections enquiries


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.

Find us

Bodleian Japanese Library
Nissan Institute Building (GF)
27 Winchester Road

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