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University Libraries: opening hours, Long Vacation 2003

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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'.

4 All dates are inclusive.

5 Opening hours are given for the Public Holiday on 25 August where these are different from normal term-time hours.


List of the libraries:


All Souls College (Codrington Library)

0930–1630
24–25 June, July–Sept.: closed.

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Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, School of

Balfour Library, Pitt Rivers Museum

23 June–31 July: 0930–1230, 1400–1600
1–31 Aug.: closed
1 Sept.–11 Oct.: 0930–1230, 1400–1600

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Tylor Library)

23 June–31 July: 0900–1700 (open Sat. 28 June)
1–31 Aug.: 0900–1300 (Mon. 25 Aug.: closed)
1 Sept.–12 Oct.: 0900–1700

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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 25 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 Saturday, 23 August, and Monday, 25 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, Lower Reading Room, Duke Humfrey

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300

New Library: Oriental, Modern Papers, Map Reading Rooms

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300

New Library: PPE, Slavonic

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
28 July–29 Aug.: 0900–1700

New Library: Music Reading Room

23 June–2 Aug.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
4–29 Aug.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
1 Sept.–10 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
28 July–29 Aug.: 0900–1700

Radcliffe Science Library

23 June–26 July: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
28 July–30 Aug.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300 (Sat. 23 Aug.–Mon. 25 Aug.: closed)
1 Sept.–4 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300

Hooke Library

23–28 June: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1230
30 June–25 July: 0900–1300 (note: new weekday summer opening)
26 July–31 Aug.: closed
1 Sept.–3 Oct.: 0900–1300 (new weekday summer opening)
6–11 Oct.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1230

Bodleian Law Library

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300

Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

16–28 June: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
30 June–22 Aug.: Mon.–Thu.: 0900–1900; Fri.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
23 and 25 Aug.: closed
1 Sept.–4 Oct.: Mon.–Thu.: 0900–1900; Fri.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
6–11 Oct: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300

Note: it is likely that the library will be closed from 28 June to 5 July. Please contact the library after 16 June for confirmation of this.


Vere Harmsworth Library

23–28 June: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300 (closed 25 June)
30 June–4 Oct.: Mon.–Thu.: 0900–1900; Fri.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300 (closed 25 Aug.)
6–11 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300

Bodleian Japanese Library

0915–1700
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0915–1300

Chinese Studies Library

0915–1700
25 Aug. and 8–9 Sept.: closed
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0915–1300

Oriental Institute Library

0915–1700
25 Aug. and 8–9 Sept.: closed
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0915–1300

Philosophy Library

23–27 June; 0930–1700 (open Sat. 21 June: 0930–1200)
30 June–7 Aug.: 0930–1630
14–16 July: Library closed for stocktaking
8 Aug.–5 Sept.: Library and Centre closed
6 Sept.–3 Oct.: 0930–1630
6–10 Oct.: 0930–1730 (open Sat. 11 Oct.: 0930–1200)

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Economics Library

23 June–10 Oct.: 0900–1800 (open Sat. 11 Oct.: 0930–1700)
2 July: reference service only 1330–1800
17 July and 25 Aug.: closed

Note: in addition to the dates given above, building works require the Economics Library to close during August on the following days: Monday, 11; Tuesday, 12; Monday, 18; Tuesday, 19; and Wednesday, 20. As these dates may be subject to change, those wishing to visit the library are asked first to consult the Web page www.ssl.ox.ac.uk.

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Educational Studies Departmental Library

30 June–19 Sept.: Mon.–Thu. 0900–1730; Fri. 0900–1700; closed 25 Aug.

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Engineering Science Departmental Library

0900–1300; 1400–1700; closed 25 Aug.

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

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English Faculty Library

0930–1700
11–29 Aug.: closed
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0930–1230

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Experimental Psychology Departmental Library

0900–1300, 1400–1700
30 June–4 July: closed
16 July and 25 Aug.: 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
23–27 June: 0900–1700
18–29 Aug.: closed
6–10 Oct.: 0900–1700
11 Oct.: 1000–1300

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History Faculty Library

23–27 June: 0900–1900
Sat. 28 June: 0900–1230
30 June.–1 Aug.: 0900–1730
2 Aug.–7 Sept.: closed
8 Sept.–3 Oct.: 0900–1730
6–10 Oct.: 0900–1900
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0900–1230

Note: major repair work on the roof is scheduled for the period 23 June–11 Oct. Some bookcases will be sheeted to avoid possible damage but material from them will be available on request from Library staff. Noise from the building work is unavoidable but will be kept to a minimum with the most disruptive work being carried out either early morning or late afternoon (approximately 7.30 a.m.–9.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.–5.30 p.m.).

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Hope and Arkell Libraries (University Museum)

0900–1300, 1400–1700
25 Aug. and 8–19 Sept.: closed

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International Development Centre Library (Queen Elizabeth House)

0900–1700
25–9 Aug.: closed

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Modern Languages Faculty Library

23–27 June: 0900–1800
30 June–28 July: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
29–30 July: closed
31 July–22 Aug;: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
25–29 Aug.: closed (Taylor Institution closed week)
1–5 Sept.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
8–9 Sept.: closed (St Giles' Fair)
10–30 Sept.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
1–10 Oct.: 0900–1300, 1400–1730
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0900–1300

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Music Faculty Library

23, 24, 26 and 27 June: 0930–1730 (closed on Encaenia, Wed. 25 June)
30 June–18 July: 1000–1300, 1400–1630
21 July–1 Aug.: 1400–1630

Note: during August and early September, the library will open on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons only, as follows: Aug. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28; and Sept. 2, 3, 4: 1400–1630. It will be closed on Mondays and Fridays during this period.

8–19 Sept.: 1400–1630
22 Sept.–3 Oct.: 1000–1300, 1400–1630
6–10 Oct.: 0930–1730
Sat. 11 Oct.: 1000–1300

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Nuffield College Library

23 June–11 July: 0930–1730
14 July–12 Sept.: 1400–1730; closed 25 Aug.
15 Sept.–10 Oct.: 0930–1730

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Plant Sciences Library and Oxford Forest Information Service

0900–1730
25 Aug.: closed

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Politics, International Relations, and Sociology Library

23 June–3 Oct.: 0900–1700 (2 July: open 0900–1330 only; closed 17 July and 25 Aug.)
6–10 Oct.: 0900–1900
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0930–1300

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Refugee Studies Centre Library

0900–1700
25 Aug.: closed

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Sackler Library

Main Library, including Classics Lending Library and Eastern Art Library

23 June–11 Oct.: 0900–2200; Sat.: 1000–1700
23–25 Aug, 6–9 Sept.: closed

Coin Room Library

Tue.–Fri.: 1000–1645; Sat.: 1000–1300
Mon. and 23–25 Aug, 6–9 Sept.: closed

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Saïd Business School

0900–1900; Sat.: 1100–1700; closed 25 Aug.

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Social Policy and Social Work Library

23 June–4 July: Mon., Wed., Fri.: 0930–1230, 1330–1630; Tue., Thu.: 0930–1230 (2 July: open 0930–1230 only; closed 3 July)
7–25 July: 1000–1230, 1330–1600 (closed 17 July. Major disruption during this period while stock is reclassified)
28 July– 22 Aug.: Mon. 0930–1230, 1330–1630; Tue., Thu.: 0930–1230; Wed.: 1330–1630 (closed 5–7 Aug.)
25–9 Aug.: closed
1–5 Sept.: Tue., Thu.: 1330–1630; Wed.: 0930–1230; Fri.: 0930–1230, 1330–1630
8 Sept.–3 Oct.: 0930–1230, 1330–1630
6–10 Oct.: 0915–1645

Note: see http://www.ssl.ox.ac.uk/ for updated information.

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Taylor Institution

Main Library

15–30 June: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
1–31 July: 0900–1700; Sat. 0900–1300
1–24 Aug.:0900*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0900*–1300
25–31 Aug.: closed
1–7 Sept.: 0900*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0900*–1300
8–9 Sept.: closed for St Giles' Fair
10–30 Sept.: 0900*–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0900*–1300
1–11 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat 0900–1300

* With staff services from 1000.


Slavonic Section

15–30 June: 0930–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 0930–1300
1 July–24 Aug.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
25–31 Aug.: closed
1–7 Sept.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
8–9 Sept.: closed for St Giles' Fair
10–30 Sept.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
1–11 Oct.: 0930–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0930–1300

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Theology Faculty Library

23–27 June: 0930–1700
30 June–1 Aug.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
2–31 Aug.: closed
1–5 Sept.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
8–9 Sept.: closed for St Giles' Fair
10 Sept.–3 Oct. : 1000–1300, 1400–1700
6–10 Oct.: 0930–1700
Sat. 11 Oct.: 0930–1300

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

0900–1700
25 Aug.: closed

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