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    Digital services

    Find out how to keep the University reading through digital resources & support.

  • Finding maps

    The bulk of the Bodleianís 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.

  • Making maps

    We provide teaching and technical support in digital map-making. This includes individual consultations as well as hands-on taught courses.



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


Map Room
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG


The Bodleian Libraries is temporarily closed until further notice. We have a wide range of digital resources and support to keep the University reading. Please check this webpage and the Bodleian Twitter for the latest information. For further help, please contact reader.services@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

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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