Leopold Muller Memorial Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library Leopold Muller Memorial Library 
Address Yarnton Manor, Yarnton, Oxford OX5 1PY 
Telephone 01865 377946 ext.117/119 
Fax  01865 375079
Website  http://www.associnst.ox.ac.uk/ochjs/library
Alternative names Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies 
Contact & Job Title Dr. Piet W. van Boxel,  Librarian and Fellow in Early Judaism and origins of Christianity
Purpose & main user community of the library Supports research in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the Centre and at Oxford, serving 
Terms of access  By appointment
Opening hours  During term time: M-Th 9.30-21.00, Su 10.00-15.00. Outside term time M-F 10.00-16.00
Disabled access  No wheelchair access. Minibus service to and from Oxford (for time table see website)
Lending to other libraries & visitors Lending restricted to members of the library (for membership see website) 
Number of volumes 45,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 300 
Current Periodicals  60
Other materials Microfilm collection of Hebrew mss., microfiche collection of rare Hebrew, Yiddish, Judaeo-Persian, Judaeo-Arabic and Judaeo-Spanish books from Harvard University Library, and of various bibliographic and biographical collections. 
Volumes added per year 600 
Coverage Bible, Jewish studies 
Special Collections (see website) Kressel collection: biographical archive: 400,000 cuttings of Jewish personalities in the C20; Elkoshi collection: modern Hebrew literature; Yizkor books collection (currently 600 titles) 
Research resource  Jewish studies (including Jewish history)
Catalogue Type  Computer (partly)
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Other facilities  Computer workstations with internet connection; digital microform reader-scanner with printing and downloading/e-mailing options; CD-ROMs of all Jewish texts, including Dead Sea Scrolls
Full Time Staff  2
Part Time Staff  4
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
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