Services and facilities at the Nizami Ganjavi Library

A row of three desktop computers on a wooden desk

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.


Print, Copy and Scan (PCAS)

There are two PCAS-enabled devices in this library for self-service printing, copying and scanning. Find out more about using PCAS in the Bodleian Libraries and how to top up your account.


Connect to library Wi-Fi

The Bodleian Libraries offer several Wi-Fi networks, including ‘Bodleian-Libraries’ for University and Bodleian Reader card holders, and ‘eduroam’ for members of educational institutions. Find out more about how to connect.


Use library computers

The library has 7 PCs for readers to use. The 2 ‘kiosk’ terminals can be used for catalogue searches and e-resource access. The 5 library PCs have internet access and a suite of standard software. Find out more about how to use library computers and the software available.


Inter-library loans

This library offers inter-library loans to other institutions. Contact the library for information about loans from its collections. 


Request and reserve items

You can request or reserve items held in the Bodleian Libraries bookstacks and have them delivered to this library. Find out more about how to request items. Book Storage Facility (BSF) books are delivered twice a day, Monday to Friday. Items ordered by 10.30am should arrive in the afternoon delivery



A microfiche/microfilm reader is available for use in the library.