Oxford University Gazette

University Libraries: opening hours, Long Vacation 2001

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Note:

1 Unless otherwise stated, the information given relates to the whole of the vacation opening period.

2 Times given without qualification are for Monday–Friday. Unless otherwise stated, libraries will not be open on Saturday or Sunday.

3 Times are given according to the `twenty-four-hour-clock'.

List of the libraries:


All Souls College (Codrington Library)

The Codrington Library will be closed for renovation until
Easter 2002.

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Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, School of

Balfour Library, Pitt Rivers Museum

18 June–31 July: 0930–1230, 1400–1600
1 Aug.–2 Sept.: closed
From 3 Sept.: 0930–1230, 1400–1600


Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Tylor Library)

18 June–31 July: 0900–1700 (may close 1245–1415)
1 Aug–2 Sept.: closed
3 Sept.–7 Oct.: 0900–1700 (may close 1245–1415)

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Ashmolean (Sackler) Library

Note: all parts of the Library, except the Coin Room Library, will be closed on Saturdays, 30 June–22 Sept.

This timetable is subject to change depending on progress with the move into the Sackler Library. For more detailed information and updates, see the Web-site http://www.saclib.ox.ac.uk/sackler.html.


Coin Room Library

Tue.–Fri.: 1000–1645; Sat.: 1000–1300; closed Mon. and 4 Sept.


Main Library

18–22 June: 0900–1700; Sat. 23 June: 0900–1300; closed 25 June onwards; open in the Sackler Library c.2/3 July with restricted access to some parts, unrestricted c.23 July


Classics Lending Library

18–22 June: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
Closed 23 June onwards; open in the Sackler Library c.23 July


Western Art Library

18–22 June: 0900–1700
Sat. 23 June: 0900–1300
25 June–13 July: 1000–1400
Closed 16 July onwards; open in the Sackler Library in early August


History of Art Library

18 June–c.27 July, Mon.–Thur.: 0900–1300, 1400–1800; Fri.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700; closed c.30 July onwards; open in the Sackler Library in early August.


Egyptology Library

18–22 June: 0900–1700; Sat. 23 June: 0900–1300; closed 25 June onwards; open in the Sackler Library c.9/10 July


Near Eastern Collection

As Oriental Institute Library until 26 June; closed 27 June onwards; open in the Sackler Library c.9/10 July


Sackler Library

c.2/3 July–21 Sept.: Mon–Fri.: 0900–1700; closed 27 Aug., 3–4 Sept.; possibly also closed Mondays 2, 9, 16 July, 6, 13 Aug., 24 Sept.; open 25 Sept.–6 Oct.: Mon–Fri.: 0900–2200, Sat.: 1000–1700

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Bodleian Library

Note: All reading rooms are closed on Sundays.

All reading rooms in the Old and New Bodleian Libraries, the Radcliffe Camera, the Bodleian Law Library, Rhodes House Library, and the Indian Institute Library will be closed on the day of Encaenia, Wednesday, 20 June.

The Old Library, New Library, Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Science Library, Bodleian Law Library, Bodleian Japanese Library, Chinese Studies Library, Oriental Institute Library, Eastern Art Library, and Indian Institute Library will be closed on Monday, 27 August.

Some reading rooms are closed for longer periods during the vacation. For further details see individual library/reading room entries below.


Old Library: Upper Reading Room, Duke Humfrey

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Lower Reading Room

As above but closed 2 June to 6 Oct. inclusive. See
notice in `Notices' above for detailed arrangements during the closure.


New Library: Oriental, Modern Papers, Map Reading Rooms

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


New Library: PPE, Slavonic

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


New Library: Music Reading Room

25 June–29 July: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
30 July–2 Sept.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
3 Sept.–7 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


New Library: Indian Institute Library

0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300


Radcliffe Camera and Official Papers Reading Room

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Radcliffe Science Library

25 June–29 July: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
30 Juy.–2 Sept.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
3 Sept.–7 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Hooke Library

18–23 June: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1230
25 June:–30 Sept.: closed
1–6 Oct.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1230


Bodleian Law Library

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Rhodes House Library

25 June–1 July: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
2 July–29 Sept.: Mon.–Thur.: 0900–1900; Fri.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
1–6 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Bodleian Japanese Library

0915–1700; Sat. 6 Oct.: 0915–1300


Chinese Studies Library

0915–1700; Sat. 6 Oct.: 0915–1300
27 Aug. and 3–4 Sept.: closed


Oriental Institute Library

0915–1700; Sat. 6 Oct.: 0915–1300)
27 Aug. and 3–4 Sept.: closed


Eastern Art Library

0915–1600
27 Aug. and 3–4 Sept.: closed


Philosophy Library

18–22 June: 0930–1730
25 June–3 Aug.: 0930–1630
6 Aug.–4 Sept.: Library and Centre closed
5–28 Sept.: 0930–1630
1–5 Oct.: 0930–1730
Sat. 16 June, 6 Oct.: 0930–1200

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Classics Lending Library

See entry under Ashmolean (Sackler) Library

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Economics Library

16 June–5 Oct.: 0900–1800
27 Aug.: closed

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Educational Studies Departmental Library

29 June–24 Sept.: Mon.–Thu. 0900–1730; Fri. 0900–1700; closed 6–12 Aug. for stocktake, and 27 Aug.

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Engineering Science Departmental Library

0900–1300; 1400–1700; closed 27 Aug.

Note: owing to staff holidays there will be occasional closures of the library. Readers should telephone the Librarian on Oxford (2)73193 in advance of visiting.

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English Faculty Library

0930–1700
27–31 Aug.: closed
Sat. 6 Oct.: 0930–1230

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Experimental Psychology Departmental Library

0900–1300, 1400–1700
22 June: closed
29 June–15 July: closed
27 Aug.; closed
8–16 Sept.; closed

Note: may be closed at other times. Readers should telephone in advance of visiting (Oxford (2)71312).

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Geography Library

0900–1300, 1400–1700
30 July–10 Aug.: closed
Sat. 6 Oct.: 1000–1300

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History Faculty Library

18–23 June: 0900–1900; Sat. 0900–1245
25 June.–11 July: 0900–1730
12 July–16 Sept.: closed
17–28 Sept.: 0900–1730
1–5 Oct.: 0900–1900
Sat. 6 Oct.: 0900–1245

Note: owing to a major programme of rewiring the library will be closed Thur. 12 July–16 Sept. inclusive. Reopening 0900 Mon. 17 Sept.

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Hope and Arkell Libraries (University Museum)

0900–1300, 1400–1700; closed 27 Aug. and 10–21 Sept.

Note: depending on the Librarian's availability there may be other occasional closures. Readers should telephone to check with the librarian (Oxford (2)72982).

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International Development Centre Library (Queen Elizabeth House)

0900–1700
27–31 Aug.: closed

Refugee Studies Centre Library

0900–1700; closed 27 Aug.

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Modern Languages Faculty Library

18–22 June: 0900–1800
24–9 June: 0900–1300, 1400–1730
1 July–24 Aug.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
27 Aug.–4 Sept.: closed
5–28 Sept.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
1–5 Oct.: 0900–1300, 1400–1730
Sat. 6 Oct.: 0900–1300

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Music Faculty Library

18–22 June: 0900–1730 (closed on Encaenia, Wed. 20 June)
25 June–6 July: 1000–1300, 1400–1630
8–27 July: 1400–1630

During August and early September the library opens only on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, as follows:

Tue 31 July, 2, 14, 21, 28 Aug., 4 Sept.: 1400–1630
Wed. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug., 5 Sept.: 1400–1630

10–21 Sept.: 1400–1630
24–8 Sep: 1000–1300, 1400–1630

The library will be closed on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays during August and early September.

Sat. 29 Sept.: 1000–1300

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Nuffield College Library

18 June–31 July: 0930–1730
1–31 Aug.: closed
3 Sept.–5 Oct.: 0930–1730

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Plant Sciences and OFI Library

0900–1730
27 Aug.: closed

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Politics, International Relations, and Sociology Library

16 June–5 Oct.: 0900–1700;
27 Aug.: closed

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Social Policy and Social Work Library

16 June–6 Oct.: 0930–1230, 1330–1630
6–9 July, 27 July–6 Aug., 27 Aug.–5 Sept.: closed

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Taylor Institution

Main Library

17–30 June: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
1–31 July: 0900–1700; Sat. 0900–1300
1–25 Aug.:1000*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 1000*–1300
26 Aug.–4 Sept.: closed (includes St Giles' Fair)
5–29 Sept.: 1000*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 1000*–1300
30 Sept.–7 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat 0900–1300


Slavonic Section

17–30 June: 0930–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 0930–1300
1 July–25 Aug.: 1000*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
26 Aug.–4 Sept.: closed (includes St Giles' Fair)
5–29 Sept.: 1000*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
30 Sept.–7 Oct.: 0930–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0930–1300


*Admittance—no services—from 0900, subject to staff availability.

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Theology Faculty Library

18–22 June: 0930–1700
25 June–27 July: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
28 July–4 Sept.: closed
5–21 Sept.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
24 Sept.–5 Oct.: 0930–1700
Sat. 6 Oct.: 0930–1300

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Zoology Departmental Library: Main Zoology, Elton (AERG), and Alexander (EGI)

0900–1700
27 Aug.: closed

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