Borrowing at the Leopold Muller Library

A librarian hands over a book to a student

Who may borrow?

  • University card holders may borrow books from this library.
  • Bodleian Reader card holders have reference-only access; they cannot borrow books.

Borrowing allowances

Your borrowing allowance will depend on your user type.

Reader type Books Loan period
Undergraduate (Jewish & Hebrew Studies) 10 3 weeks
Undergraduate 5 3 weeks
Taught postgraduate (Jewish & Hebrew Studies) 15 3 weeks
Taught postgraduate 10 3 weeks
Research postgraduate (Jewish & Hebrew Studies) 20 3 weeks
Research postgraduate 15 3 weeks
Academic staff (Jewish & Hebrew Studies) 25 3 weeks
Academic staff 20 3 weeks
University staff 10 3 weeks
Privileged reader 25 5 weeks
Academic visitor 10 1 week
OCHJS academic visitor 20 1 week


Renew and return

Fines and charges

Overdue items

Fines are currently suspended. Find out more about fines from the Bodleian Libraries.

  • You will accrue a fine for any borrowed item that is not returned by its due date. The tariff is 50p per item per day.  
  • Fines can be paid at the library desk, or fines over £2 can be paid online via the Oxford University store.  

Lost items

If you lose a book borrowed from this library, you will be required to pay a lost book replacement charge. This can be paid by cash or cheque at the library desk, or online via the store