Opening hours

Oxford Union Society Library

Contact

Address:

Oxford Union Society Library
Oxford Union Society Frewin Court
Oxford
OX1 3JB

Phone:

01865 241353 (ask for "library")

Fax:

01865 250092

E-mail:

library@oxford-union.org

Website:

http://www.oxford-union.org/library

Library Staff

Librarian-in-Charge:

Thomas Corrick

Deputy Librarian:

Laura Johnson

Senior Library Assistant:

Niels Sampath

Assistant Librarian:

Elizabeth Piper

Opening Hours

Note that opening hours may sometimes change at short notice. If travelling to visit a library you are advised to check with the library to confirm details.

Term time:

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

Vacation:

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.

Admission and Borrowing Policies

Note that by necessity these policies are much simplified and provided for initial guidance only. Please check with the library for full details.

OU undergraduate students:

Admissions: Some some. Borrowing: Some some.

All members of the Society may borrow 8 books for 2 weeks in term, and 10 books for the length of the Vacation.

OU postgraduate students:

Admissions: Some some. Borrowing: Some some.

All members of the Society may borrow 8 books for 2 weeks in term, and 10 books for the length of the Vacation.

OU academic and research staff:

Admissions: Some some. Borrowing: Some some.

All members of the Society may borrow 8 books for 2 weeks in term, and 10 books for the length of the Vacation.

Others:

Admissions: Some some. Borrowing: None none.

Open to bona fide researchers in areas in which the Library has holdings not available elsewhere. Non-Union members of the University can have 3 consecutive days' access (no borrowing).

Subjects Covered

Significant holdings of nineteenth century literature in most subjects; acquisitions are now particularly strong in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Politics, and leisure reading; Economics, Law, and other holdings are being increased with respect to faculty/departmental reading lists. Readers' suggestions in all these and other subject areas are always welcomed

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