Contact and support at the 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.

The Nizami Ganjavi Library will be closed from 12 July – 1 October 2021 (inclusive) for essential building work. Registered readers can request borrowable material to the Sackler Library (St John Street) via SOLO when logged into their account. Non-borrowable NGL items can be requested to the Sackler for consultation by emailing LibraryScan requests should be placed in the usual way.

General enquiries

If you have general enquiries about the library's collections, services or facilities, you can contact us:

+44 (0)1865 278201

You can also follow us on Facebook or via our blog, to keep up to date with the library.

Subject specialists

Keeper of Oriental Collections

Dr. Gillian Evison
01865 278203

Subject Librarian (Middle East & Islamic Collections)

Lydia Wright
01865 278204 or 01865 277601

Subject specialist: Hebrew and Jewish, Syriac

César Merchán-Hamann

Subject specialist: South Asia

Emma Mathieson

Subject specialist: Tibetan

Charles Manson

Subject specialist: Korean

Minh Chung

Library staff

Senior Library Assistant, Reader Services Supervisor & Disability Liaison Librarian

Lidio Ferrando
01865 278202

Library Assistant

Vasiliki Giannopoulou

Library Assistant

Katie Guest

Library Assistant

Matthew Pearson

Library Assistant

Ruchi Srivastava