Bodleian Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library Bodleian Library 
Address Oxford, OX1 3BG 
Telephone  01865 277162
Fax  01865 277112
Alternative names  Oxford University Library Services
Contact & Job Title  Kate Alderson-Smith, Theology Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Academic / National Library
Terms of access  Bona fide researchers at the Librarian’s discretion. Undergraduates are allowed only vacation access.
Opening hours Term: M-F 09.00-22.00, Sa 09.00-13.00. Vacation: M-F 09.00-19.00 or 17.00, Sa 09.00-13.00.
Disabled access  Limited access to parts of the building.
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes, reference only.
Number of volumes  6,872,000 (including 185,150 ms. Volumes and c.6,500 incunabula).
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  58,250
Other materials  854,400 microfilms, 1,200,100 maps.
Volumes added per year  108,000 (excluding periodical parts)
Coverage  Covers all aspects of the subject area. Particularly strong in the areas of Church Fathers, Medieval, Christian Church history, Catholic and Protestant theology, oriental religions, Judaic studies.
Special Collections  German Reformation pamphlets, comprehensive collection of Bibles in all languages.
Manuscripts  Extensive relevant manuscript holdings.
Research resource  All areas.
Catalogue Type  Computer
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Other facilities  Photocopying, microfilming, internet access, online services.
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