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 Michaelmas 2020 (11 October 2020 to 5 December 2020)

A

Alexander Library of Ornithology

Term hours:

Please see https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/about/hours for opening hours. Note: The Alexander Library collections are held offsite and need to be ordered up in advance of visiting.

Vacation hours:

Please see https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/about/hours for opening hours. Note: The Alexander Library collections are held offsite and need to be ordered up in advance of visiting.

Closed:

Please see https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/about/hours for opening hours. Note: The Alexander Library collections are held offsite and need to be ordered up in advance of visiting.

All Souls College Library

Term hours:

9.30-18.30

Vacation hours:

9.30-16.30

Closed:

The Library is now closed to all readers and researchers; we are endeavouring to continue to provide what service we can - please email us via our contact form on the library website.

B

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)

Term hours:

Balfour Library staffed 10.00-13.00 Mon, Thurs Click-and-Collect only. Books may be collected and dropped off via Reception. Please note that there is currently no general reading room space. To contact staff, please e-mail library@prm.ox.ac.uk Hours and arrangements are subject to change.

Vacation hours:

Click-and-Collect only will operate, subject to staffing. We anticipate collections will be possble on Mon, Thurs morning only. Please retain books on loan until further notice. If necessary, books may be mailed to our postal address or Bodleian Libraries hubs. Normal vacation hours are: Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30, 14.00-16.00.

Closed:

Closed August; around two weeks at Christmas and Easter.

Notes:

Access is via the South Door, Robinson Close, off South Parks Road. Please ring bell.

Balliol College Library

Term hours:

We are not currently receiving visitors due to the current emergency Current members of Balliol: Monday - Sunday: 24/7. Old Library only open at this time

Vacation hours:

We are not currently receiving visitors due to the current emergency Current members of Balliol: Monday - Sunday: 24/7. Old Library only open at this time

Closed:

Ten days at Christmas

Notes:

Entry is by University card, accredited by Balliol College Library

Bodleian Education Library

Term hours:

Mon & Wed: 14:30-16:00 Tue, Thu, Fri: 10:30-13:30 Sat-Sun: closed

Vacation hours:

Mon & Wed: 14:30-16:00 Tue, Thu, Fri: 10:30-13:30 Sat-Sun: closed

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:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-19:00 Sat and Sun not staffed. Accessibe 24/7 to OUH members

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-19:00* Sat and Sun: unstaffed - accessible 24/7 to OUH members *Closing at 17:00 on staffed days 18-31 December 2020

Closed:

Public holidays - accessible 24/7 to OUH members Unstaffed 23-28 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Notes:

Non-HCL Bodleian Card holders can use the library within staffed hours during University of Oxford holidays. The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Horton Library, Horton General Hospital

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat and Sun: not staffed

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat and Sun: not staffed

Closed:

23 December 2020-3 January 2021

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. The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Knowledge Centre site

Term hours:

PLEASE NOTE: At this curent time The Knowledge Centre is unstaffed and remains closed to readers. This is due to the Old Road Campus Research Building having restricted access at this present time.

Closed:

Public holidays

Notes:

Please note: If you wish to return any Knowledge Centre Library items please return them to either the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Library during staffed hours: Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 or via the Book Box outside the Cairns Library at the John Radcliffe - this is accessible 24/7. For any queries please email: hcl-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Bodleian Health Care Libraries - Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Term hours:

Mon-Fri:9:30-17:00 (staffed) Sat-Sun: unstaffed Accessible 24/7 to OUH members

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri:9:30-17:00 (staffed) Sat-Sun: unstaffed Accessible 24/7 to OUH members

Closed:

Public holidays - accessible 24/7 to OUH members Unstaffed 23 December 2020-1 January 2021

Notes:

Non-HCL Bodleian Card holders can use the library within staffed hours during University of Oxford holidays. The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian History Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-21:00 Sat: 10:00-16:00 Sun: 12:00-18:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-19:00 Sat: 10:00-16:00 Sun: 12:00-18:00* *6 Dec, 13 Dec, 10 Jan, 17 Jan (closed Sun 20 Dec)

Closed:

Sunday 20 December 2020 22 December 2020-3 January 2021

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Japanese Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat and Sun: closed

Closed:

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

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian K B Chen China Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat and Sun: closed

Closed:

Christmas, Easter, and late summer Bank Holiday

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Latin American Centre Library

Term hours:

Mon, Tue & Fri: 9:30-13:00 Sat and Sun: closed

Closed:

**Christmas closing: The Bodleian Latin American Centre Library will close at 5 pm on Friday 18th December 2020 and will re-open at 9.30 am on Monday 4th January 2021.**

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Law Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-21:00 (weeks 1-2: 9:30-19:00) Sat-Sun: 10:00-19:00

Closed:

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

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Library - Old Library

Term hours:

Upper and Lower Reading Rooms: Mon-Fri 9:30-21:00; Sat 10:00-16:00; Sun 12:00-18:00. Duke Humfrey's Library: Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00; closed at the weekend.

Vacation hours:

Opening hours for Christmas vacation 2020/21: Mon-Fri 9:30-19:00; Sat 10:00-16:00; Open Sun 12:00-18:00, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 10 Jan, 17 Jan 12:00-18:00 (closed Sun 20 Dec).

Closed:

The Library closes at 17:00 on Monday 21 Dec 2020 and reopens at 9:30 on 4 Jan 2021 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:

For more information about opening times of individual reading rooms please go to: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms

Bodleian Library - Radcliffe Camera

Term hours:

Upper and Lower Camera: Mon-Fri 9:30-21:00; Saturdays 10:00-16:00; Sundays 12:00-18:00.

Vacation hours:

Opening hours for Christmas vacation 2020/21: Mon-Fri 9:30-19:00; Sat 10:00-16:00; Open Sun 12:00-18:00, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 10 Jan, 17 Jan (closed Sun 20 Dec).

Closed:

The Camera closes at 17:00 on Mon 21 Dec 2020 and reopens at 9:30 on Mon 4 Jan 2021. 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:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Library - Weston Library

Term hours:

Reading rooms Mon-Fri 09:30-19:00, Sat 10:00-16:00; Public spaces (Blackwell Hall, Exhibitions) Mon-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 11:00-17:00; Bodleian café Mon-Sat 10:00-16:00, Sun 11:00-16:00.

Vacation hours:

Christmas closure from 5pm on Monday 21 December. The library re-opens on Mon 4 January 2021.

Closed:

Reading rooms closed Sun

Notes:

Booking a reading room time slot is necessary: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms/weston-library-booking

Bodleian Music Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Closed:

Normally 2 weeks at Christmas, 5 working days at Easter, 3 weeks in August.

Notes:

The Library has reopened. You will need to contact the MFL team and book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Bodleian Social Science Library

Term hours:

Weeks 1-8 (Sunday 11 October – Saturday 5 December): Sun: 11:00-19:00, Mon-Fri: 9:30-19:00, Sat: 10:00-18:00

Vacation hours:

Christmas Vacation (Sunday 6 December – Saturday 16 January) Sunday CLOSED, Monday-Friday 9:30-19:00, Saturday 10:00-18:00 Monday 21 December 9:30-17:00

Closed:

Tuesday 22 December 2020 - Sunday 3 January 2021 inclusive

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

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

Centre for Teaching and Learning

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.

Chantry Library

Term hours:

Currently closed with brief staff presence on Tue for remote enquiries and scanning requests. (Normally 1400-1800 Tue, by appointment)

Vacation hours:

Currently closed with brief staff presence on Tue for remote enquiries and scanning requests. (Normally 1400-1800 Tue, by appointment)

Notes:

The Library is open to all. Email or telephone for an appointment, especially if you hope to visit outside our normal hours.

Christ Church Library

Term hours:

The College Library will remain closed to all visitors until further notice. Any requests for orders/delivery of books, by members of College should be sent to library@chch.ox.ac.uk

Vacation hours:

The College Library will remain closed to all visitors until further notice.

Closed:

The College Library will remain closed to all visitors until further notice.

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:

THE LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 The librarian is working from home so please email library@earth.ox.ac.uk with any enquiries. Responses may be delayed.

Notes:

Please contact the librarian in advance to arrange a visit.

English Faculty Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat: 11:00-14:00 Sun: closed

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Closed:

The Library will close at 17:00 on Friday 18 December 2020 and will reopen at 9:30 on Monday 4 January 2021.

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

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:

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Normally: 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:

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Normally 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:

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Notes:

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Normal staffed hours: Monday - Friday 9.30 - 17:00

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:

Closed to all readers until further notice.

Vacation hours:

Closed to all readers until further notice.

Notes:

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

History of Medicine Library

Term hours:

The Library is closed until further notice.

Vacation hours:

The Library is closed until further notice.

Closed:

Easter : Good Friday-Easter Monday inclusive. Both May Bank Holidays and August Bank Holiday.

Notes:

Check the History of Medicine Library Blog for weekly opening hours: http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/wellcome/category/opening-hours/

History of Medicine Library

Term hours:

The Library is closed until further notice

Vacation hours:

The Library is closed until further notice

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 9.30-12.30 and 13.30-19.00 to current resident members of Jesus College and registered Celtic Library readers. Open to other readers by appointment only.

Vacation hours:

Open 9.30-12.30 and 13.30-19.00 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:

24 hours access for members of College.

Vacation hours:

Closed over Christmas/New Year.

Closed:

Closed over Christmas/New Year.

L

Lady Margaret Hall Library

Term hours:

Currently closed due to coronavirus restrictions. Normally open 24/7 for LMH members with a full self-service system, and opened by appointment for anyone else 9:30 to 12:30 and 2 to 5.

Vacation hours:

Currently closed due to coronavirus restrictions. Normally open 24/7 for LMH members with a full self-service system, and opened by appointment for anyone else 9:30 to 12:30 and 2 to 5.

Closed:

Between Christmas and New Year Currently closed due to coronavirus restrictions.

Language Centre Library

Term hours:

Weeks 1-8 Mon-Fri, 8:45-20:00

Vacation hours:

Weeks 0 and 9, Christmas, Easter and Summer Vacations Mon-Fri 8:45-17:00

Leopold Muller Memorial Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 10:00-18:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 10:00-17:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Closed:

Christmas closure: Usually 10 days over Christmas (this year 22 Dec - 3 Jan incl.) Easter closure: Good Friday to Easter Monday inclusive Late August closure: August Bank holiday

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

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:

-Please note: The Library is now closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic- 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 Thursdays and Fridays.

Vacation hours:

-Please note: The Library is now closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic- 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 Thursdays and Fridays.

Closed:

Please note: The Library is now closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic

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:

Closed until further notice.

Vacation hours:

Closed until further notice.

Closed:

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

Mansfield College Library

Term hours:

Our library is now closed until further notice.

Vacation hours:

Our library is now closed until further notice.

Closed:

Our library is now closed until further notice.

Materials Library

Term hours:

Reading rooms Mon-Fri 8.30-17.00 Library Office Monday and Tuesday 9:30 - 12:30 Thursday 11:00 - 3:00 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.

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: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, spaces in the reading room (along with the photocopier and a 'Browse and Borrow' service) must be booked in advance and are open to Mertonians only. Please see the college intranet for full details

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. Further information is available on the Opening Hours, Facilities, Services page of the library’s website. 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 for a modern item.

Middle East Centre Library

Term hours:

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

Vacation hours:

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

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:

Access to the Library is currently restricted due to the pandemic. Generally, during term time, New College Library is open to New College members from 8 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:

Access to the Library is currently restricted due to the pandemic. Generally, during vacations, New College Library is open to New College members from 8 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.

Nizami Ganjavi Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Closed:

**Christmas closing: The Nizami Ganjavi Library will close at 5 pm on Friday 18th December 2020 and will re-open at 9.30 am on Monday 4th January 2021.**

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Nuffield College Library

Term hours:

TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO ALL OTHER THAN RESIDENT MEMBERS OF COLLEGE Normal policy: Access for external readers Mon-Fri 13.30-17.30 Nuffield members 24/7 access. Library Office hours Mon-Fri 9.30-12.30; 13.30-17.30

Vacation hours:

TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO ALL OTHER THAN RESIDENT MEMBERS OF COLLEGE Normal policy: Access for external readers Mon-Fri 13.30-17.30 Nuffield members 24/7 access. Library Office hours Mon-Fri 9.30-12.30; 13.30-17.30

Closed:

TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO ALL OTHER THAN RESIDENT MEMBERS OF COLLEGE Up to 10 days at Christmas, 4 days at Easter, 1st-31st August (external readers). See website for full details

Notes:

TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO ALL OTHER THAN RESIDENT MEMBERS OF COLLEGE Normal policy: Nuffield members have 24/7 access using their college key

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:

Closed until further notice (remote services available) Normally: 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:

Closed until further notice (remote services available) Normally: 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:

The Library is currently closed to readers.

Vacation hours:

The Library is currently closed to readers.

Closed:

The Library is currently closed to readers. ,

Notes:

Please contact the library by email if you need access to our holdings.

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, Fri 9.00-12.30, 13.30-17.00

Vacation hours:

Tue, Fri 9.00-12.30, 13.30-17.00

Closed:

Mon, Wed, Thur, 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 Union Society Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:45-12:45 and 13:30-16:30

Vacation hours:

tbc

Closed:

Christmas: 23 December 2020 to 1 January 2021 inclusive. Easter: 02 April 2021 to 9 April 2021 inclusive. Summer: 27 August 2021 to 13 September 2021 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. *We are currently closed to visitors for the foreseeable future. Please email library@oum.ox.ac.uk*

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-Thu and (alternate) Sat 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-16:00

Vacation hours:

Tue-Thu and (alternate) Sat 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-16:00

Closed:

Every Mon, Sun; Bank Holidays; Sat before Bank Holidays; between Christmas and New Year. Closed alternate Saturdays. Please see website for details.

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

Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-17:00 Sat 11:00-14:00 Sun: closed

Vacation hours:

Library closes at 17.00 on Friday 18th December 2020 and re-opens on 4th January 2021 at 09.30.

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Physiology Library

Closed:

From August 2005.

Notes:

The Library is unstaffed and the collections are only accessible by staff and post graduate members of the Physiology Department via swipecard access.

Pusey House Library

Term hours:

09:30-17:25, Mon-Fri (please book in advance at https://tinyurl.com/puseyhouselib)

Vacation hours:

09:30-17:25, Mon-Fri (please book in advance at https://tinyurl.com/puseyhouselib)

Closed:

Short periods over Christmas and Easter (please check website for updates)

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

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.

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Radcliffe Science Library

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-21:00 Sat: 10:00-16:00 Sun: 11:00-17:00 Science library services are temporarily based in the Vere Harmsworth Library until late 2021.

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 10:00-16:00 Sat-Sun: closed Science library services are temporarily based in the Vere Harmsworth Library until late 2021.

Closed:

Christmas and New Year: closes on Friday 20th December 2019 at 5pm and re-opens at 9am on Thursday 2 January 2020. Closed on public holidays except where these fall during Term. Science library services are temporarily based in the Vere Harmsworth Library until late 2021.

Notes:

For Michaelmas term 2020,you will need to book a study space using the central Bodleian booking tool: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms

Regent's Park College Library

Term hours:

College library: Monday–Friday: midnight–7am (bookings not required); 9am–12 noon (bookings required); 2–5pm (bookings required); 5pm–midnight (bookings not required) Saturday and Sunday (no bookings required): midnight–7am; 9am–midnight Closed: 7–9am seven days a week; 12 noon–2pm weekdays Angus Library: REMAINS CLOSED

Vacation hours:

College library: tbc Angus Library: REMAINS CLOSED

Closed:

Both libraries: approximately one week at Christmas and at Easter. College library: 2 weeks in July for the annual stock check. Angus Library: the whole of August.

Notes:

College library: CLOSED TO ANY NON-REGENT'S READERS Angus Library: REMAINS CLOSED

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/Wed/Fri: 9:00-17:45 Tue/Thu: 9:00-18:30 Sat-Sun: dependent on staffing in the department, please contact the team to find out if the library will be open

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how. Continuing Education terms differ from University Full Term - please see Library website for dates

Ruskin School of Art Library

Term hours:

Currently closed

Vacation hours:

Closed

Closed:

Sunday and all vacations

Notes:

Please email the Librarian at library@rsa.ox.ac.uk for all enquiries. Due to Coronavirus the Ruskin Library is currently closed to non-Ruskin University of Oxford students and staff. No members of the public are permitted. The Ruskin Librarian works Monday and Thursday 10:00-15:00 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: 9:30-21:00 Sat: 11:00-18:00 Sun: 12:00-18:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-21:00 Sat: 11:00-18:00 Sun: 12:00-18:00

Closed:

Tuesday 22 December 2020 - Sunday 3 January 2021 inclusive

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Sainsbury Library at the Saïd Business School

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00-19:00 Sat-Sun: closed Open for SBS members only (booking required, contact library@sbs.ox.ac.uk)

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00-17:00 Sat-Sun: closed Open for SBS members only (booking required, contact library@sbs.ox.ac.uk)

Closed:

Closed from Friday 18 December 2020 (7pm) – Monday 4 January 2021 (9am)

Notes:

We are staffed until 19:00 from week 0 to week 9 inclusive. All non-SBS readers should report to the main building reception on arrival (please note the library is currently only open for SBS members).

Sherardian Library of Plant Taxonomy

Term hours:

The collection is available for consultation by appointment only. Please contact the librarian for further details.

Vacation hours:

The collection is available for consultation by appointment only. Please contact the librarian for further details.

Closed:

Thursday - 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 by prior appointment for current students, Academic Visitors and Fellows of St Antony's only (members may find details on how to book through the College website)

Vacation hours:

Open by prior appointment for current students, Academic Visitors and Fellows of St Antony's only (members may find details on how to book through the College website)

Closed:

Please refer to the College website for details: http://www.sant.ox.ac.uk/current-members/college-library/access-and-opening-hours

Notes:

Library staff are working hard to provide all readers with a remote service. External readers who wish to see items which are not available through the Bodleian Libraries are advised to contact staff for help. Office hours: 9.00 - 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:

Open to current Members only 10am-10pm daily

Vacation hours:

Open to current Members only 10am-5pm weekdays

Closed:

Short periods at Christmas and Easter

Notes:

Step-free access via the ground floor, with 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:

8.30-16.30 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.00 Fri Members of the Department only outside these hours New readers should make a prior appointment

Vacation hours:

8.30-16.30 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.00 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:

Mon-Fri 9:30-19:00 Sat 10:00-16:00 Sun: closed

Closed:

**Christmas closing: The Taylor Institution Library will close at 5 pm on Monday 21st December 2020 and will re-open at 9.30 am on Monday 4th January 2021.**

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

Trinity College Library

Term hours:

Library building closed. Lawns Pavilion Reading Room: 8am-midnight daily.

Vacation hours:

Please contact library@trinity.ox.ac.uk during the vacation.

Closed:

Please contact library@trinity.ox.ac.uk.

Tylor Library

Term hours:

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

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 13:00-16:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Closed:

Monday 4 January 2021

Notes:

The Library has reopened to University students, staff, and Bodleian Reader Card holders (with a valid card). You will need to book a time slot in advance to visit. View the information at https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms to find out how.

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 and social media

V

Vere Harmsworth Library at the Rothermere American Institute

Term hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:30-21:00 Sat: 10:00-16:00 Sun: 11:00-17:00

Vacation hours:

Mon-Fri: 10:00-16:00 Sat-Sun: closed

Closed:

Christmas and New Year: closes on Friday 20th December 2019 at 5pm and re-opens at 9am on Thursday 2 January 2020. Closed on public holidays except where these fall during Term.

Notes:

For Michaelmas term 2020,you will need to book a study space using the central Bodleian booking tool: https://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/reading-rooms

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.

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.

Notes:

The Library's reading rooms are closed during the coronavirus emergency.

Wycliffe Hall Library

Term hours:

24/7, self-circulation

Vacation hours:

24/7, self-circulation

Closed:

no planned library closure apart from unforeseen circumstances

Notes:

Currently, the library is open strickly to the Wycliffe Hall current members only.
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