Opening hours

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)

Contact

Address:

Balfour Library (Pitt Rivers Museum)
Robinson Close South Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PP

Phone:

01865 270939

Fax:

01865 270943

E-mail:

library@prm.ox.ac.uk

Website:

https://www.prm.ox.ac.uk/library

Library Staff

Librarian:

Mark Dickerson

Library Assistant:

Giorgio Garippa

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:

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

Vacation:

The library is currently closed until further notice due to COVID-19 measures. Please retain books on loan until further notice. If necessary, books may be mailed to our postal address. 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.

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: All all. Borrowing: Some some.

Borrowing rights for students of Archaeology and Anthropology; others must apply to the Librarian, please e-mail.

OU postgraduate students:

Admissions: All all. Borrowing: Some some.

Borrowing rights for students of Archaeology and Anthropology; others must apply to the Librarian, please e-mail.

OU academic and research staff:

Admissions: All all. Borrowing: Some some.

Non-departmental staff have borrowing rights at the Librarian's discretion; please e-mail.

Others:

Admissions: Some some. Borrowing: None none.

Access at the discretion of the Librarian. Please contact in advance.

Subjects Covered

Anthropology/Ethnography, Archaeology, Ethnomusicology, Museology

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