Nizami Ganjavi Library

You no longer need to book a time slot to use our libraries. Find out more about staying safe in our spaces and other service updates.

From 4 October the Nizami Ganjavi Library will be offering a temporary service until the completion of the building works. The Issue Desk and reading room on the ground floor will be open to readers. A fetching service will be provided for books from the basement collections. Readers will be redirected to toilet facilities in the Sackler Library (St John Street). Further updates will be posted as term progresses. If you have questions or feedback about the temporary service arrangements, please email

Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm

Contact us
+44 (0)1865 278201

About the library

The Nizami Ganjavi Library is based in the Oriental Institute, part of the Faculty of Oriental Studies. It was previously known as the Oriental Institute Library. 

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