Social Science Library

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Opening hours

Term time

Monday – Friday: 9am – 10pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 7pm


From 11 December our hours will be:

Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm

23 December: 9am – 5pm

The SSL will be closed 24 December – 3 January (inclusive).

Contact us
+44 (0)1865 271093

About the library

The Social Science Library (SSL) is one of the University of Oxford's busiest lending and reference libraries, supporting staff and students in the Social Sciences Division. We offer a wide range of workspaces, as well as borrowing services, printing and IT facilities and research support.

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Social Science Library
Manor Road Building
Manor Road

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