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    Return of loans

    Return your books using one of our temporary hubs.

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    Services during closure

    We’re still closed, find out about our remote and digital services and support. 

  • Finding maps

    The bulk of the Bodleian’s maps are stored off-site. Items must be retrieved by request. Most orders are available by the next day for consultation in the Map Room.



  • Weekdays: 9.00 - 19.00
  • Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00
  • Sunday: Closed


Map Room
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG


From Monday 10 August, we will begin a phased reopening of our libraries. Find out more about accessing our buildings, accessing our services or check our Twitter feed for the latest news.

About us

The Map Room is located on the first floor of the Weston Library. Any Bodleian reader may come here and request material.


In addition to the large paper map collection, the Map Room provides access to a range of digital map data.


Short articles featuring some of the star items in the Bodleian's map collection, cartographic research, and case studies in digital map-making.

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