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University Libraries: opening hours, Long Vacation 2004

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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 30 August where these are different from normal term-time hours.


List of the libraries:


All Souls College (Codrington Library)

21 June–16 July: 0930–1630
22–23 June; 19 July–5 Oct.: closed

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Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, School of

Balfour Library, Pitt Rivers Museum

21 June–31 July: 0930–1230, 1400–1600
1–31 Aug.: closed
1 Sep.–10 Oct.: 0930–1230, 1400–1600.

Note: it is likely that the library will be closed for around a week in September. Please contact the library or check the museum Web site after 1 July for confirmation of this.


Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Tylor Library)

21 June–30 July: 0900–1700
31 July–29 Aug.: 0900–1300
30 Aug.: closed
31 Aug.–10 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 23 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, 28 August, and Monday, 30 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


New Library: Music Reading Room

21 June–31 July: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
2–27 Aug.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1300
31 Aug.–9 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
26 July–27 Aug.: 0900–1700


Radcliffe Science Library

0900–1900 or 1700, Sat.: 0900–1300
28 and 30 Aug.: closed
Open on Encaenia, 23 June

Note: the Physical Science Reading Room will be closed for the month of August.


Hooke Library

21–6 June: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1230 (23 June: closed)
28 June–1 Oct.: 0900–1300 (30 Aug.: closed)
4–9 Oct.: 0900–1700; Sat.: 0900–1230


Bodleian Law Library

0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

21–26 June: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300 (23 June: closed)
28 June–27 Aug.: Mon.–Thu.: 0900–1900; Fri.: 0900–1700;
Sat.: 0900–1300
28 Aug.–5 Sep.: closed
6 Sep.–2 Oct.: Mon.–Thu.: 0900–1900; Fri.: 0900–1700;
Sat.: 0900–1300
4–9 Oct: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300


Vere Harmsworth Library

21 June–9 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300 (23 June, 30 Aug.: closed)


Bodleian Japanese Library

0915–1700; open Sat. 9 Oct.: 0915–1300


Chinese Studies Library

0915–1700; open Sat. 9 Oct.: 0915–1300
30 Aug. and 6–7 Sept.: closed


Oriental Institute Library

0915–1700; open Sat. 9 Oct.: 0915–1300
30 Aug. and 6–7 Sept.: closed


Philosophy Library

21–5 June: 0930–1700 (Sat. 19 June: 0930–1200)
28 June–13 July: 0930–1630
14–16 July: Library closed for stocktake: Centre open 0930–1630
19 July–4 Aug.: 0930–1630
5 Aug.–3 Sept.: Library and Centre closed
6 Sep.–1 Oct.: 0930–1630
4–8 Oct.: 0930–1730
Sat. 9 Oct.: 0930–1200

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Economics Library

21 June–2 July: 0900–1800
5 July: library closes. Then see entry for Social Science Library

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Educational Studies Departmental Library

29 June–20 Sep.: Mon.–Thu. 0900–1730; Fri. 0900–1700 (30 Aug.: closed)

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Engineering Science Departmental Library

0900–1300; 1400–1700; closed 30 Aug.

Note: owing to staff holidays, etc., the library will be closed at other times. Readers must telephone in advance of visiting (Oxford (2)71312).

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English Faculty Library

0930–1700; closed 9–31 Aug.
Sat. 9 Oct.: 1000–1300

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Experimental Psychology Departmental Library

0900–1300, 1400–1700
30 Aug.: closed

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

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Geography and the Environment Library

0900–1300, 1400–1700
21–5 June: 0900–1700
2–30 Aug.: closed
4–8 Oct.: 0900–1700
Sat. 9 Oct.: 1000–1300

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History Faculty Library

21–25 June: 0900–1900;
Sat. 26 June: 0900–1230
28 June.–3 Aug.: 0900–1730;
4 Aug.–7 Sept.: closed
8 Sept.–1 Oct.: 0900–1730
4–8 Oct.: 0900–1900;
Sat. 9 Oct.: 0900–1230

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Hope and Arkell Libraries (University Museum)

0900–1300, 1400–1700
30 Aug. and 6–10 Sept.: closed

Note: may be closed at other times. Readers should telephone in advance of visiting (Oxford (2)72982).

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International Development Centre Library (Queen Elizabeth House)

0900–1700
30 Aug.–3 Sept.: closed

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Music Faculty Library

21, 22, 24 and 25 June: 0930–1730 (closed on Encaenia, Wed. 23 June)
28 June–16 July: 1000–1300, 1400–1630
19–30 July: 1400–1630
Tue. and Wed. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 Aug.; 1, 7, 8 Sept.: 1400–1630
13–17 Sept.: 1400–1630 (closed on other days in this period)
20 Sep–1 Oct.: 1000–1300, 1400–1630
4–8 Oct.: 0930–1730
Sat. 9 Oct.: 1000–1300

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Nuffield College Library

21 June–9 July: 0930–1730;
12 July–10 Sept.: 1400–1730 (closed 30 Aug.)
13 Sept.–8 Oct.: 0930–1730

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Plant Sciences Library and Oxford Forest Information Service

0900–1730
30 Aug.: closed

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Politics, International Relations, and Sociology Library

21 June–16 July: 0900–1700
19 July: library closes. Then see entry for Social Science Library

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Refugee Studies Centre Library

0900–1700
30 Aug.: closed

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Sackler Library

Main Library, including Classics Lending Library and Eastern Art Library

21 June–9 Oct.: 0900–2200; Sat.: 1000–1700
28–30 Aug, 4–7 Sept.: closed


Heberden Coin Room Library

22 June–9 Oct.: Tue.–Fri.: 1000–1645; Sat.: 1000–1300 (closed Mon.)
28–30 Aug, 4–7 Sept.: closed

Note: there will be work in the Heberden Coin Room which will necessitate closure of the Coin Room and Library. It is expected that this will last for approximately 1 week but it is not yet known when this will be.

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Saïd Business School

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

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Social Policy and Social Work Library

21 June–2 July: 0915–1645 (closed for lunch 1300–1400 on certain days)
5 July: library closes. Then see entry for Social Science Library (below).

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Social Science Library (Manor Road Building)

Library will open some time in September 2004. See http://www.ssl.ox.ac.uk/ for up-to-date information and for normal opening hours.

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Taylor Institution

Main Library

20–30 June: 0900–1900; Sat.: 0900–1300
1–31 July: 0900–1700; Sat. 0900–1300
1–29 Aug.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0900–1300
30 Aug.–7 Sept.: closed
8–30 Sept.: 0900–1700; Sat. 0900–1300
1–9 Oct.: 0900–1900; Sat 0900–1300


Modern Languages Faculty Library

20–6 June: 0900–1800
27–30 June: 0900–1300, 1400–1730
1 July–29 Aug.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
30 Aug.–7 Sept.: closed
8–30 Sept.: 0900–1300, 1400–1700
1–9 Oct.: 0900–1300, 1400–1730; Sat.: 0900–1300


Slavonic, East European, and Modern Greek Library

20–30 June: 0930–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 0930–1300
1 July–29 Aug.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
29 Aug.–7 Sept.: closed
8–30 Sept.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700; Sat.: 1000–1300
1–9 Oct.: 0930–1300, 1400–1700; Sat. 0930–1300

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Theology Faculty Library

21–5 June: 0930–1700
28 June–30 July: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
2–31 Aug.: closed
1–3 Sept.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
6–7 Sept.: closed for St Giles' Fair
8 Sept.–1 Oct.: 1000–1300, 1400–1700
4–8 Oct.: 0930–1700
Sat. 9 Oct.: 0930–1300

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Zoology Library: Main, Elton and Alexander

0900–1700
30 Aug.: closed

Note: sections of the libraries will close for a period for refurbishment between 20 June and 9 October; material will be available on request to library staff. Readers are advised to telephone (Oxford (2)71141, (2)71143) in advance of visit.

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