Social Science Library

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Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 7pm

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+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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