Opening hours

Opening Hours

This page lists opening hours for all of the libraries associated with the University of Oxford, ordered alphabetically by library name. Many libraries have separate term-time and vacation opening hours. During term this page lists term-time opening hours and during vacation it lists the vacation opening hours.

Please note that admission and borrowing policies apply and may differ from library to library. Please consult the information page for the library in which you are interested for full details.

It is currently Trinity 2019 (28 April 2019 to 22 June 2019)

A

Alexander Library of Ornithology

Term hours:

See: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/about/hours Please note: all material is held offsite and must be ordered up in advance of visiting.

Vacation hours:

See: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/about/hours Please note: all material is held offsite and must be ordered up in advance of visiting.

Closed:

See: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/about/hours

Notes:

Please see the Library website http://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/alexanderlibrary for further information.

All Souls College Library

Term hours:

9.30-18.30

Vacation hours:

9.30-16.30

Closed:

Summer Closure: 15th July to 28th September (inclusive)

B

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 (last admission 16.30). May Bank Holidays (2019) 6, 27 May 10.00-13.00, 14.00-16.00. Weds 5 June 10-17.00 (last admission 16.30)

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30, 14.00-16.00. Tues 23 April 9-10.30, 11.30-12.30, 14.00-16.00

Closed:

Closed August; around two weeks at Christmas and Easter. (2019) 15-22 April. Tuesday 30 July

Notes:

The library has now relocated to the First Floor. To access, please ring bell during opening hours, or ask Reception or Front of House staff to contact / phone 270939 / e-mail library@prm.ox.ac.uk,

Balliol College Library

Term hours:

Visitors by appointment: Monday - Friday: 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m., Current members of Balliol: Monday - Sunday: 24/7

Vacation hours:

Visitors by appointment: Monday - Friday: 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m., Current members of Balliol: Monday - Sunday: 24/7

Closed:

Ten days at Christmas

Notes:

Entry is by University card, accredited by Balliol College Library

Bodleian Education Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 08.30-19.00, Sat & Sun 11.00-18.00

Vacation hours:

Vacation: Mon-Fri 08.30-17.30, Sat 11:00-18:00

Closed:

August Bank Holiday and when the Department of Education is closed over Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

Note that our term time opening hours follow the PGCE term, which is longer than the University term and closer to the Oxfordshire school term.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital

Term hours:

Open 24 hours (with a card) - Staffed Mon-Fri 9:00-19:00 (Wed 10:00-19:00)

Vacation hours:

Open 24 hours (with a card) - Staffed Mon-Fri 9:00-19:00 (Wed 10:00-19:00) - SEE NOTES

Closed:

Public holidays - Unstaffed 24-hour access with a card

Notes:

Non-HCL Bodleian Card holders can use the library within staffed hours during University of Oxford holidays.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Horton Library, Horton General Hospital

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00

Closed:

Public holidays

Notes:

Opening hours may sometimes change at short notice. If travelling to visit a library, you are advised to check with staff to confirm details.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Knowledge Centre site

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-18.00 - Staffed Mon-Fri 9:00-18:00 (Wed 10:45-18:00)

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-18.00 - Staffed Mon-Fri 9:00-18.00 (Wed 10:45-18:00) - SEE NOTES

Closed:

Public holidays

Notes:

Non-HCL Bodleian Card holders can use the library within staffed hours during University of Oxford holidays.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Term hours:

Open 24 hours (with hospital security fob) - Staffed Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00 (Wed 10:45-17:00)

Vacation hours:

Open 24 hours (with hospital security fob) - Staffed Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00 (Wed 10:45-17:00) - SEE NOTES

Closed:

Public holidays - Unstaffed 24-hour access with hospital security fob

Notes:

Non-HCL Bodleian Card holders can use the library within staffed hours during University of Oxford holidays.

Bodleian History Faculty Library

Term hours:

(Weeks 1-8) Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00; Sat 10.00-16.00; Sun 11.00-17.00.,

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00; Sat. 10.00-16.00; Sun closed.,

Closed:

Easter: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April 2018., , Encaenia: Wednesday 20 June 2018 9.00-14.00, opening at 14.00., , August Bank Holiday: Saturday 27 August and Monday 29 August 2016 ,

Notes:

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Bodleian Japanese Library

Term hours:

1st - 8th weeks (Mon - Fri) 9.00-19.00, Sat (0th - 8th weeks) 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Saturday closed

Closed:

Good Friday to Easter Monday inclusive; August Bank Holiday; Christmas Eve to New Year's Day inclusive

Bodleian K B Chen China Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 11.00-14.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00; closed Sats except 0th week

Closed:

Christmas, Easter, and late summer Bank Holiday

Notes:

Closed Monday 24 Dec 2018 - Tuesday 1 Jan 2019 inclusive

Bodleian Latin American Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00, Closed 13.00-14.00 Mon-Fri

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00, Closed 13.00-14.00 Mon-Fri, ,

Closed:

Approx. 1 week at Christmas; Good Fri to Easter Mon inclusive; August bank holiday; staff holidays (no set time - please consult website)

Bodleian Law Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-19.00, Sun 10.00-19.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00 (Sat 10.00-13.00 in August and September),

Closed:

Christmas Eve to New Year's Day, Good Friday to Easter Monday, August Bank Holiday weekend

Notes:

, Sat 10.00-19.00 and Sun 10.00-19.00 opening operate on the weekends preceding week 1 - week 9 of Michaelmas and Hilary Term, week 10 of Trinity Term. , Library closes at 17.00 at start of Christmas/New Year break.

Bodleian Library - Old Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 12.00-18.00. ,

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00. The Library opens 12.00 - 18.00 on the first Sunday of each vacation (2 December 2018, 10 March and 23 June 2019). It will also open on the following Sundays in Easter vacation 2019: 12.00 - 18.00 on 17, 24, 31 March and 14 April; 12.00 - 17.00 on 7 April. The Library will open 9.00 - 17.00 on Easter Monday, 22 April.

Closed:

Christmas 2018/New Year 2019: The Bodleian Library will close at 5pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. Easter 2019: The Bodleian Library and Gladstone Link are closed Friday 19 April - Sunday 21 April inclusive, but will be open on Easter Monday 22 April, 9.00-17.00. Encaenia 26 June 2019: The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera site will be closed until 14:00. August Bank Holiday 2019: The Bodleian Library and Gladstone Link are closed Saturday 24 August - Monday 26 August 2019 inclusive. The Gladstone Link closes 30 minutes before the rest of the complex. Access to the Gladstone Link ceases 45 minutes before the rest of the complex to facilitate the prompt clearing of this space.

Notes:

Please note that the opening hours of the Duke Humfrey's Library are Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00 all year round, not including advertised closed periods. For fuller information about opening times of individual reading rooms please go to: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/library/hours

Bodleian Library - Radcliffe Camera

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 12.00-18.00.

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00. The Radcliffe Camera opens on the first Sunday of each vacation, 12.00-18.00 (2 December 2018, 10 March 2019, 23 June 2019). It will also open on the following Sundays in Easter vacation 2019: 12.00 - 18.00 on 17, 24, 31 March and 14 April; 12.00 - 17.00 on 7 April. It will be open 9.00 - 17.00 on Easter Monday, 22 April.

Closed:

Christmas 2018/New Year 2019: The Radcliffe Camera will close at 17.00 Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 9.00 Wednesday 2 January. Easter 2019: The Radcliffe Camera and Gladstone Link are closed Friday 19 April until Sunday 21 April inclusive, but will open 9.00 - 17.00 on Easter Monday 22 April 2019. Encaenia 26 June 2019: The Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera site will be closed until 14:00. August Bank Holiday 2019: The Radcliffe Camera and Gladstone Link are closed Saturday 24 August - Monday 26 August 2019 inclusive. The Gladstone Link closes 30 minutes before the rest of the complex. Access to the Link ceases 45 minutes before the rest of the complex to facilitate the prompt clearing of this space.

Notes:

For fuller information about opening times of individual reading rooms please go to: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/library/hours

Bodleian Library - Weston Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Closed:

Easter 2019: The reading rooms are closed from Fri 19-Mon 22 April inclusive. August Bank Holiday 2019: The Weston Library is closed Sat 24-Mon 26 August inclusive.

Bodleian Music Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri (Weeks 0-9) 9:00-18:00; Sat (Weeks 0-8) 10:00-13:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:30-16:30 from Week 10 to Week -1. Closed Saturdays

Closed:

Normally 2 weeks at Christmas, 5 working days at Easter, 3 weeks in August. Christmas 2018: 15 December-6 January 2019

Bodleian Oriental Institute Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat closed

Closed:

1 week at Christmas and Easter, St Giles Fair, late August Bank Holiday, Summer Vacation 2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE due to building work (14 July-12 August)

Notes:

Summer Vacation 2018: Term Time Hours Weeks 9 -10 (18-29 Jun); Vacation Hours 2 Jul-13 Jul and 13 Aug-28 Sep; Closed 14 Jul-12 Aug, August Bank Holiday Monday (27 Augt) and St. Giles’ Fair (3-4 Sept). A system of transfer of material from OIL to the Sackler Library from 16:00 on Fridays when the Library is not open on the following Saturday will be in place. For more details see the OIL's website: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/oil/contact/opening-hours

Bodleian Social Science Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0 to 9: Mon to Fri 09.00 to 22.00, Sat 10.00 to 18.00, Sun 11.00 to 19.00.,

Vacation hours:

Mon to Fri 09.00 to 19.00, Sat 10.00 to 18.00 (Christmas) Sat 10.00 to 16.00 (Summer), Sun CLOSED. Open in Easter Vacation Sun 11.00-19.00.

Closed:

The SSL will be closed Fri 19 to Sun 21 April 2019 (inclusive). The SSL will be open both Bank Holidays in May.

Bodleian Staff Library

Term hours:

8.30-17.00 Monday - Friday. The library is unstaffed and there is a self-issue machine

Vacation hours:

8:30-17:00 Monday - Friday. The library is unstaffed and there is a self-issue machine

Closed:

The library is only closed when the whole Osney One building is shut - usually the week between Christmas and New Year

Brasenose College Library

Term hours:

24 hour - staffed 9:00-17:00 Mon-Fri.

Vacation hours:

24 hour - staffed 9:00-17:00 Mon-Fri.

C

Campion Hall Library

Notes:

Campion Hall welcomes all enquiries regarding material uniquely held in its library collections. The Fellow Librarian is not present in the library on a full-time basis - please email in advance.

Cancer Epidemiology Unit

Term hours:

Monday - Friday 8am- 6pm

Vacation hours:

Monday - Friday 8am- 6pm

Closed:

Between Christmas and New Year

Careers Service Library

Term hours:

Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00 (except Thursday), Thursday: 10.00 - 17.00 (to allow for staff training), , Please check our website for details

Vacation hours:

Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00 (except Thursday), Thursday: 10.00 - 17.00 (to allow for staff training), , Please check our website for details

Closed:

All University fixed closure (normally 1 week and Bank Holidays at Christmas and Easter) plus all other Bank Holidays; closures for maintenance and updating resources advertised on our website

Chantry Library

Term hours:

9-1:00 Thur. By appointment only.

Vacation hours:

9-1:00 Thur. By appointment only.

Notes:

The Library is open to all. Email or telephone for an appointment.

Christ Church Library

Term hours:

Open daily in Term Time from Monday (0 week) until Friday (10 week): 8:00 - 1:00 Upper Library opened in Trinity Term as an additional revision space from Monday (0 week) until Friday (10 week): 9:00 - 18:00 All other readers: 10:00-17:00 Mon - Fri BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Vacation hours:

Monday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00

Closed:

Christ Church Library is usually closed for 10 days at Christmas and for the Easter weekend. The Library will be CLOSED to all its readers between: 17th August - 1st September.

Computer Science Library

Term hours:

9.00-16.30 (closed 13.00-14.00)

Vacation hours:

9.00-16.30 (closed 13.00-14.00)

Closed:

The library is only closed when the whole Wolfson building is shut - usually the week between Christmas and New Year.

Corpus Christi College Library

Term hours:

Corpus Library is open 24 hours a day on a reference basis for members of the College. Issue Desk hours, and access information for non-members, can be found on the Library website.

Vacation hours:

Corpus Library is open 24 hours a day on a reference basis for members of the College. Issue Desk hours, and access information for non-members, can be found on the Library website.

Closed:

The Library and Archives are closed when the College is closed (over the Christmas and New Year break, and over the Easter weekend), and usually for two weeks in August.

Notes:

External readers (including members of the University of Oxford) by appointment only. Please see the webpages for more information, and contact library staff in advance of any visit.

E

Earth Sciences Library

Term hours:

Staffed: Monday - Friday, Core hours: 9am-1pm

Vacation hours:

As above excluding Bank Holidays, Christmas and Easter

Closed:

Bank Holidays, Christmas, Easter, The Library will be unstaffed from 1pm on Thursday 20th December 2018 until 9am on Monday 7th January 2019.

Notes:

Please contact the librarian in advance to arrange a visit.

English Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-13.00 (open as normal on the two May Bank Holidays) / 0th week: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 / 0th week: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Closed:

Public holidays, except in May as above; between Christmas and New Year., ,

Notes:

Details of closed periods will be publicised as necessary in the Library, and on its website

Exeter College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of Exeter College - staffed 9.00-17.00 Mon.-Fri.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of Exeter College - staffed 9.00-17.00 Mon.-Fri.

Closed:

22 Dec. - 2 Jan. (inc.)

G

Green Templeton College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of Green Templeton College., , Non-members may be admitted to consult a book not available elsewhere in Oxford libraries. Please contact the Library in advance of your visit.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of Green Templeton College., , Non-members may be admitted to consult a book not available elsewhere in Oxford libraries. Please contact the Library in advance of your visit.

Closed:

N/A

Notes:

Staffed hours:, , Mon 9.30 - 17.30,, Tue 9.30 -17.30,, Wed 9.30 - 17.30,, Thur 9.30 - 17.30,, Fri 9.30 - 17.30.,

H

Harris Manchester College Library

Term hours:

Term time (week 1 – week 9): 24 hours to entitled College members. All others: Mon – Sun 9am – 5pm. External researchers are only allowed to use the Library during staffed hours. ,

Vacation hours:

Mon – Sun 8am – 10pm,

Closed:

Closure at Easter/Christmas/last two weeks of August each year: the Library is closed on the same days as the main College building.

Hertford College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of Hertford College.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of Hertford College.

Notes:

External readers (including members of the University of Oxford) by appointment only. Please contact the Librarian in advance.

I

Instituto Camoes Library

Notes:

The Library of the Centre is open to everyone, and consultation is made by appointment.

J

Jesus College Library

Term hours:

Open 24 hours a day to current resident members of Jesus College and registered Celtic Library readers. Open to other readers by appointment only.

Vacation hours:

Open 24 hours a day to current resident members of Jesus College and registered Celtic Library readers. Open to other readers by appointment only.

Closed:

Jesus College is closed over Christmas, New Year, and Easter. The College is usually open on other Bank Holidays.

Notes:

Office hours: 9.00-17.00, Monday to Friday

K

Keble College Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of College., Staffed: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of College, Staffed: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5.00 p.m., ,

Kellogg College Library

Term hours:

College Members: the Library is normally open to current College members 24/7 except when College is closed between Christmas and New Year. Other Readers: all other readers should contact the Fellow Librarian in advance to ascertain their eligibility and make an appointment which will normally be between 0900 and 1700 Monday to Friday

Vacation hours:

As term.

Closed:

Between Christmas and New Year. Very occasional closure during College events.

L

Lady Margaret Hall Library

Term hours:

If not member of LMH, apply to Librarian for admission.

Vacation hours:

Ditto

Closed:

Between Christmas and New Year

Language Centre Library

Term hours:

Weeks 1-8 Mon-Friday, 8.45-19.00

Vacation hours:

Weeks 0 and 9, Christmas, Easter and Summer Vacations Mon-Fri 8.45-17.00

Closed:

10 days at Christmas, 2/3 days at Easter, August Bank Holiday

Notes:

Induction and registration session (required for all new Library users) held Mon-Fri at 10.00 and 14.00 or other times by prior arrangement.

Leopold Muller Memorial Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-19:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-17.00

Closed:

Christmas closure: Usually 10 days over Christmas. , Easter closure: Good Friday to Easter Monday inclusive., Late August closure: August Bank holiday

Notes:

Contact the library at muller.library@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for any details regarding our opening hours.

Linacre College Library

Term hours:

All members of Linacre College are entitled to 24-hour access year-round to the library and computing facilities.

Vacation hours:

All members of Linacre College are entitled to 24-hour access year-round to the library and computing facilities.

Closed:

Closed to external visitors Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

External visitors please contact the Librarian (library@linacre.ox.ac.uk) for an appointment.

Lincoln College Library

Term hours:

Daily 8.30-2.00

Vacation hours:

Daily 8.30-23.30

Closed:

No closed period.

M

Magdalen College Library

Term hours:

The Longwall Library is open 24 hours a day for Magdalen College members, and by appointment only for all other visitors. The Old Library is open by appointment only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Vacation hours:

The Longwall Library is open 24 hours a day for Magdalen College members, and by appointment only for all other visitors. The Old Library is open by appointment only, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Closed:

Never.

Notes:

Members of the University who need to borrow a film from Magdalen's film collections for educational purposes may do so upon production of a £15 refundable deposit per film and a current university card. It is essential to phone or email in advance. All Magdalen films are catalogued, and searchable via SOLO.

Maison Française Library

Term hours:

Tue-Fri 14.00-18.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Vacation hours:

Tue-Fri 14.00-18.00, Sat 10.00-13.00

Closed:

August, Christmas, Easter:, Please check exact dates on Website Homepage.

Notes:

Please note that the Library will be closed in the mornings Tuesdays to Fridays from Michaelmas Term 2013.

Mansfield College Library

Term hours:

24 hours to Mansfield College members only

Vacation hours:

Summer vacation only: Libraries locked at night,

Closed:

Closed periods coincide with College closure

Materials Library

Term hours:

Reading rooms Mon-Fri 8.30-17.00; , Library Office Mon 10:30 - 2:30 ; Tue, Wed,Thur 1:30pm - 3:30 pm. Self-issue machine available, ,

Vacation hours:

Reading rooms Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00; self-issue machine available, , Library office Please phone or email for times

Closed:

1 week at both Easter and Christmas, Bank Holidays, weekends.,

Mathematical Institute Library

Term hours:

Monday-Friday 09:00-16:30.

Closed:

Christmas Closure: The Department will close on Friday 21st December and reopen on Thursday 3rd January.

Notes:

Those wishing to enquire about access must first contact the Librarian before visiting, at the email address or telephone number above.

Merton College Library

Term hours:

Old Warden's Lodgings Library and Mob Lower Library: Reading Rooms: Daily, 7:30 - 2:00; Information Desk and Library Office: Mon - Fri, 9:00 - 12:00; 13:00 - 17:00.

Vacation hours:

Opening hours are generally same as for term time. Closures for some public holidays will be advertised in advance

Closed:

The library is usually open to members of Merton College, unless exceptional circumstances demand a temporary closure, which will be advertised

Notes:

OPEN TO MEMBERS OF MERTON COLLEGE ONLY. Archives, Manuscripts, Early Printed Books and Special Collections may be consulted by all bona fide researchers by appointment only on Wed, Thur and Fri. Books of the modern collections may be consulted if held by none of the other Oxford University libraries. Please email in advance to arrange a consultation appointment

Middle East Centre Library

Term hours:

Monday-Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am - 4.30pm,

Vacation hours:

Monday-Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am - 4.30pm

Closed:

Tuesday 20 December 2016 to Tuesday 3rd January 2017 inclusive.

Museum of the History of Science Library

Term hours:

By appointment, arranged via library@mhs.ox.ac.uk

Vacation hours:

By appointment, arranged via library@mhs.ox.ac.uk

N

New College Library

Term hours:

During term time, New College Library is open to New College members from 8.30 am to 2 am, 7 days per week, and by appointment only for all other visitors. The Library is staffed from 8.30 am to 5 pm. It operates security-controlled access and provides an automated self-issue system.

Vacation hours:

During vacations, New College Library is open to New College members from 8.30 am to 8.30 pm, 7 days per week, and by appointment only for all other visitors. The Library is staffed from 8.30 am to 5 pm. It operates operates security-controlled access and provides an automated self-issue system.

Closed:

The Library is closed for eight working days over Christmas.

Nuffield College Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 13.30-17.30

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 13.30-17.30

Closed:

Up to 10 days at Christmas, 4 days at Easter, 1st-31st August. See website for full details

O

Official Papers Collection

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 10.00-18.00, Sun 11.00-18.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00 (Sat 10.00-13.00 in Aug & Sept)

Closed:

Christmas Eve to New Year's Day, Good Friday to Easter Monday, August Bank Holiday weekend

Notes:

As the Official Papers Reading Room is on the Ground Floor of the Bodleian Law Library where the locking up begins, readers are asked to be ready to leave approximately 20 minutes before the official closing time.

Oriel College Library

Term hours:

Self service 24 hours, Mon to Sun., Staffed hours 9.00 - 17.00, Mon to Fri., Senior Library 9.00 - 17.00, Mon to Fri.,

Vacation hours:

Self service 24 hours, Mon to Sun., Staffed hours 9.00 - 17.00, Mon to Fri., Senior Library closed.

Closed:

21 December 2018 - 2 January 2019

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9.00- 19.00, (usually week 1-8, exceptions will be posted separately) , , Saturday and Sunday: closed

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00. , , Saturday and Sunday: closed, ,

Closed:

Christmas closure 2018: Monday 24 December to Tuesday 1 January 2019 (inclusive). , Closed on Bank Holidays only outside of Full Term and for the Christmas and New Year period. Open for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.,

Notes:

The Library offers:, , Photocopying, printing and scanning facilities, , , Wireless internet (Eduroam + in-house WiFi),, , Lockers for personal belongings, , , Common room for readers' use,, , Water fountain., , Please note that the Library is reference-only, and that books may not be borrowed. Please make sure to leave bags in the lockers provided and consume food and drink in the reader common room. Please note that smoking is only permitted in designated areas.,

Oxford Centre for Mission Studies Library

Term hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 17:00 PM,

Vacation hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 17:00 PM

Closed:

Saturdays,, Sundays,, Bank Holidays,, Christmas

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Term hours:

Tue, Thur 9.00-12.30, 13.30-17.00

Vacation hours:

Tue, Thur 9.00-12.30, 13.30-17.00

Closed:

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays

Notes:

Hours may vary. Please make an appointment with the librarian in order to visit the library

Oxford Internet Institute Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 09:00 - 16:50

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 09:00 - 16:50

Closed:

All bank holidays, Christmas and New Year.

Oxford Learning Institute

Term hours:

Monday- Thursday 9.30 am- 3.00 pm, Friday 9.30 am -1.00 pm

Vacation hours:

Monday - Thursday 9.30 am- 3.00 pm, Friday 9.30 am-1.00 pm

Closed:

Weekends, Bank Holidays and Christmas vacation

Notes:

Please note that by necessity these policies are much simplifid and provided for initial guidance only. Please check with the Library for full details.

Oxford Union Society Library

Term hours:

Week 0 to week 8 Mon: 09:30-20:00 Tues-Fri 09:30-19:00 Sat 12:00-16:30

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00

Closed:

Christmas: 24 December 2018 to 3 January 2019 inclusive Easter: 15 April to 22 April 2019 inclusive Summer: 23 August 2019 to 9 September 2019 inclusive

Notes:

New borrowers should bring both their Union membership cards and University/Bodleian Cards, assuming the latter type is available to them. During registration, advice will be given on which card to use for subsequent borrowing.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History Library

Term hours:

Weekdays 10.00-17.00, by appointment only.

Vacation hours:

Weekdays 10.00-17.00, by appointment only.

Closed:

Christmas through New Year, Easter, Bank Holidays. From Monday 13th to Friday 31st May the Museum Library & Archive will be closed for an essential lighting upgrade. All services will resume as normal from 1st June.

Notes:

By appointment only. Please email (preferred) before visiting to ensure staff are available. Please note: The archive and library is located up a number of stairs so please make staff aware if there are any mobility issues and appropriate arrangements will be made.

Oxfordshire History Centre Library

Term hours:

Tue 10.00-17.00, Wed-Sat 09.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Tue 10.00-17.00, Wed-Sat 09.00-17.00

Closed:

Every Mon, Sun; Bank Holidays; Sat before Bank Holidays; between Christmas and New Year ,

Notes:

Oxfordshire History Centre was created in 2011, through the merger of Oxfordshire Record Office, Oxfordshire Health Archives and Oxfordshire Studies.

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Pauling Centre for Human Sciences Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00

Closed:

Closed for Christmas and Easter closed periods

Notes:

Outside these hours please contact the library.

Pembroke College Library

Term hours:

24 hour opening,, staffed 9.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday

Vacation hours:

0800 - 2000, staffed 9.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday

Closed:

Christmas, 4 weeks in August

Pharmacology Library

Term hours:

Mon-Thur 8.30-14.30

Vacation hours:

Mon-Thur 8.30-14.30

Closed:

Weekends, Public holidays, when Dept is closed

Notes:

By arrangement only.

Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library

Term hours:

Monday - Friday 09:30 - 19:00, Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Vacation hours:

Monday - Friday 09:30 - 17:00, Saturday Closed

Closed:

24 December - 1 January 2018 , ,

Physiology Library

Closed:

From August 2005.

Notes:

The Library will be closed and unstaffed from August 2005 and the remaining , collections will only be accessable by staff and post graduate members of the , Physiology Department via swipecard access.

Pusey House Library

Term hours:

Monday-Friday 9.30-17.25

Vacation hours:

Monday-Friday 9.30-17.25

Closed:

The Library will maintain its normal opening hours throughout the Easter Vacation, except for Good Friday and Easter Monday. 1 week at Christmas & Easter; Bank holidays during University vacations; Monday & Tuesday of St Giles' Fair || Exceptionally at other times which will be noted on the library website and social media.

Notes:

For access please supply EITHER an Oxford University / Bodleian card OR proof of address (e.g. Driving licence, utility bill etc.) For access to archives and closed stack material please also bring a letter of introduction.

Q

Queen's College Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0 to 8 inclusive:, Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 7:00pm, Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm., , , Week 9:, , Mon-Fri 9:00am - 7:00pm

Vacation hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Closed:

Easter 2016: 25 April – 28 April inclusive., , Christmas 2016-2017: 24 December – 3 January inclusive., , ,

Notes:

Members of the College may access the Lower Library and Basement (but not the Upper Library) with their swipe cards 24 hours a day except during closed periods., , , External readers, including members of other colleges, must make an appointment before visiting.

R

Radcliffe Science Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 8.30-22.00, Sat 10.00-16.00, Sun 11.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 8.30.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-14.00

Closed:

Easter and August Bank Holiday weekends, Christmas-New Year (see the Library website for up-to-date information),

Notes:

Open May Bank Holidays 8.30-19.00

Regent's Park College Library

Term hours:

Main Library: 24 hours, self-issue, for College members; staffed Mon.-Fri. 9.30 - 16.30 Angus Library: 9.30 - 16.30

Vacation hours:

Main Library: postgraduate and staff: 24 hours, self-issue; Undergraduate Mon.-Fri. 9.30 - 16.30 , Angus Library: 9.30 - 16.30

Closed:

Both libraries: approx. 1 week Christmas and Easter., Main Library: closed for 2 weeks in July for the annual stocktake. Angus Library: closed for the whole of August (appointments can be made, but only with one week's advanced notice to Angus Librarian)

Notes:

Main Library can be visited by non-College members by appointment only, apply to the College Librarian; Angus Library: available by appointment only: apply to Angus Librarian

Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art Library

Term hours:

By appointment

Vacation hours:

By appointment

Rewley House Continuing Education Library

Term hours:

Mon-Thur 9:00-20:30 Fri 9:00-17:00 Sat 9:30-17:30 Sun 13:00-16:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00

Closed:

22 December 2017 - 2 January 2018 30 March-2 April 2018 7 May 2018 28 May 2018 25 August 2018-2 September 2018

Notes:

Continuing Education terms differ from University Full Term - please see Library website for dates

Ruskin School of Art Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00- 21:15 (weeks 1-9) Mon-Fri: 9:00- 17:00 (week 0) Sat: 9:00- 13:15 (weeks 1-8)

Vacation hours:

Closed

Closed:

Sunday and all vacations

Notes:

Appointment only for non-Ruskin University of Oxford students and staff. Please contact the Librarian at: library@rsa.ox.ac.uk during term-time or at: info@rsa.ox.ac.uk during vacations. The Ruskin Librarian works Monday and Thursday 9:30-14:30 term-time only.

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00

Closed:

As announced in advance on Library door.

S

Sackler Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-22.00, Sat 11.00-18.00, Sun 12.00-18.00

Vacation hours:

As Term

Closed:

Christmas 2018/New Year 2019: The Sackler Library will close at 5pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019, Good Friday to Easter Monday, August Bank Holiday and the preceding weekend, Monday and Tuesday of St Giles Fair and the preceding weekend

Sainsbury Library at the Saïd Business School

Term hours:

Non-SBS members: Mon-Fri 9:00-19:00, SBS members: 07:00-00:00 every day

Vacation hours:

Non-SBS members: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00, SBS members: 07:00-00:00 every day

Closed:

19-22 April; 26 August;

Notes:

We are staffed until 19:00 from week 0 to week 9 inclusive. All non-SBS members should report to the main building reception on arrival.

Sherardian Library of Plant Taxonomy

Term hours:

Monday : 9.30am - 2.00pm Tuesday : 9.30am - 2.00pm Wednesday : 9.30am - 5.00pm Thursday : 2.30pm - 5.00pm By appointment only and subject to availability.

Vacation hours:

Monday : 9.30am - 2.00pm Tuesday : 9.30am - 2.00pm Wednesday : 9.30am - 5.00pm Thursday : 2.30pm - 5.00pm By appointment only and subject to availability.

Closed:

Friday - Sunday : Closed

Notes:

The General Reading Room on the First Floor has 24 hour swipe card access for members of the Department of Plant Sciences. Collections are available for Reference Use Only within the library.

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Library

Term hours:

Always open to departmental members

Vacation hours:

Always open to departmental members

Closed:

Does not close

Notes:

This library is open to non-members of the Dunn School only by prior application to library_academic@path.ox.ac.uk

Somerville College Library

Term hours:

9.00-18.00 Mon-Fri, ,

Vacation hours:

9.00-17.00 Mon-Fri,

Closed:

Christmas and Bank Holidays

St Anne's College Library

Term hours:

Mon – Wed 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. ; 2.00p.m. – 8.00p.m., , Thurs – Fri 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. ; 2.00p.m. – 6.00p.m.

Vacation hours:

Mon – Fri: 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. ; 2.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

Closed:

Christmas / New Year.

Notes:

The Library is open only to members and associates of St Anne's College. Any non-member seeking admission to the Library for a special reason must apply in advance to the Librarian.

St Antony's College Library

Term hours:

Open 24 hours a day to current, authorised members of St Antony's College only. Open to other readers by appointment only.

Vacation hours:

Open 24 hours a day to current, authorised members of St Antony's College only. Open to other readers by appointment only.

Closed:

Closed during the College's Christmas closure period, and occasionally for short periods during the summer vacation. Please refer to the College website for details of any upcoming closures: http://www.sant.ox.ac.uk/current-members/college-library/access-and-opening-hours

Notes:

Office hours: 9.00 - 12.45; 14.00 - 17.00, Monday - Friday.,

St Benet's Hall Library

Term hours:

0900-1700

Vacation hours:

0900-1700

Notes:

Use of the library requires an appointment with the librarian

St Catherine's College Library

Term hours:

8.00 am - Midnight: Monday - Friday; , 9.00 am - Midnight: Saturday & Sunday

Vacation hours:

Vacation opening hours vary. Please view current opening hours on the library webpage or at the library entrance.

Closed:

Over Christmas and Easter periods; bank Holidays outside of term,

St Cross College Library

Term hours:

Twenty four hours throughout year for all Members of College with a key

Vacation hours:

As above

St Edmund Hall Library

Term hours:

24 hour access for members of St Edmund Hall - staffed 9.00-17.00 Mon-Fri

Vacation hours:

24 hour access for members of St Edmund Hall - staffed 9.00-17.00 Mon-Fri

Closed:

Only when College closed during Christmas Vacation.

St Hilda's College Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0-9: , Sun 9.00-1.00*;, Mon-Thur 8.30-1.00*; , Fri 8.30-0.00; , Sat 9.00-23.00. , , ,

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00; , Sat-Sun closed.,

Closed:

The library is closed for a short period at Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

* In week 0 the library closes at 0.00 instead of 1.00., We have full disabled access via ground floor, lifts to all 3 floors and an accessible toilet within the library.

St Hugh's College Library

Term hours:

St Hugh's College members have 24-hour access to the library via univeristy card., The library office is open between 09:00-12:30 and 13:00-17:00 from Monday-Friday.

Vacation hours:

St Hugh's College members have 24-hour access to the library via university card., The library office is open between 09:00-12:30 and 13:00-17:00 from Monday-Friday.

Closed:

The office is closed for about 10 days for Christmas and New Year, and the public holidays at Easter and the end of August. , St Hugh's College members have 24-hour access to the library via university card all year round.

St John's College Library

Term hours:

Weeks 0-9: MT Mon-Sat 9 am-12 midnight, Sun 9am-12 midnight. HT Mon-Sat 9 am-12midnight, Sun 9am-12midnight. TT Mon-Sat 8 am-2am, Sun 9am-2am. ,

Vacation hours:

Long vacation 2018. 23-29 July 2018: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. 30 July-9 September 2018: Closed, except for Special Collections consultations by readers from outside Oxford on Tuesdays 10am-12noon and Thursdays 2pm-4pm. 10-30 September 2018: Closed to everyone as the library moves into the new building. 1 October 2018, Monday of 0th week: The library reopens in the new building.

Closed:

The library is closed for part of the Long Vacation, usually August and part of September.

Notes:

If you wish to consult manuscripts, please contact the Librarian to arrange an appointment., The Library is open to members of the College only

Statistics Library

Term hours:

9.00 - 17.00 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.30 Fri, Members of the Department only outside these hours New readers should make a prior appointment

Vacation hours:

9.00 - 17.00 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.30 Fri, Members of the Department only outside these hours New readers should make a prior appointment

Closed:

Public holidays and Departmental closure days

T

Taylor Institution Library

Term hours:

1 September-31 July: Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Vacation hours:

August, Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-16.00

Closed:

Approx. 1 week at Christmas; Good Fri through to Easter Mon, inclusive; 1 week following late summer bank holiday; 2 days of St Giles' Fair at beginning of September.

Notes:

The Taylor Institution is the University's centre for the study of Modern European languages and literatures (other than English). The Main Library is the largest specialist research collection in its field in Britain, with a bookstock of over 520k volumes covering the literary and philological aspects of the main European languages (German, Spanish, French, Italian, Slavonic) as well as less commonly-studied ones, (e.g. Portuguese, and the Celtic languages). The library also holds collections in Film, Linguistics and Women's Studies.

Trinity College Library

Term hours:

Please telephone the Librarian on (2)79863

Vacation hours:

Please telephone the Librarian on (2)79863

Closed:

Please telephone the Librarian on (2)79863

Tylor Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9:30-17:30, Sat 13:00-16:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri 9:30-17:30, closed Sat

Closed:

Easter: usually Good Friday-Easter Monday. Christmas 2018: Closing 3pm Friday 21st December. Reopening 9.30am Thursday 3rd January 2019.

U

University College Library

Term hours:

24 hours

Vacation hours:

Christmas Vacation: 24 hours except for closed period, Easter Vacation: 24 hours throughout, Long Vacation: 9.00 - 21.00 except for closed period

Closed:

Closed periods are advertised on the Library's notice-boards

V

Vere Harmsworth Library at the Rothermere American Institute

Term hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00; Sat 10.00-16.00; closed Sunday,

Vacation hours:

Christmas and Easter: Mon-Fri 9.00-19.00; closed Saturday and Sunday., Summer: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00; closed Saturday and Sunday

Closed:

Public holidays except where these fall during Term; between Christmas and New Year.

W

Wadham College Library

Term hours:

Open as explained to students. Self-issue terminal always available.

Vacation hours:

As term

Notes:

All Wadham and Sarah Lawrence College students, will need their university card to open the , library door. Prospective users of the Library's Persian Studies Section should contact the Librarian to apply for access.

Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Library

Term hours:

For members of the Unit: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, For all other users: The Library is staffed Mon-Fri 14.15-17.00. New users must arrange an appointment with library staff for their first visit.

Vacation hours:

For members of the Unit: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00, For all other users: Library staffed hours will vary in vacation so please make an appointment.

Closed:

Easter : Good Friday-Easter Monday inclusive. Closed on both May Bank Holidays and August Bank Holiday. Christmas closures run from Christmas week to early January - please check website and blog for details.

Notes:

Check the Wellcome Unit Blog for weekly opening hours: http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/wellcome/category/opening-hours/

Worcester College Library

Term hours:

Open to members of Worcester College., , Non-members may use the Library strictly by appointment (see below).

Vacation hours:

Open to members of Worcester College except when the College is closed., , Non-members may use the Library strictly by appointment (see below).

Closed:

The College closes at Christmas, New Year and Easter. In addition, the Library closes during the Long Vacation in the summer. Please see the Library website for specific dates.

Wycliffe Hall Library

Term hours:

24 hours, self-issue and return

Closed:

Closed approx. 1 week at Christmas
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