The Library at All Souls College continues to provide as many of its usual services as possible, and staff are available to help with enquiries, sourcing information electronically, providing scans or images of items in its collections (where condition and copyright allow), and are continuing to acquire and process books - in hard copy, as well as electronically. In order to protect staff, fellows, and readers, we have necessarily reduced the number of people working in the Library as much as possible. Staff are working from home for much of their time, and readers are being admitted by prior appointment, only where they need to see material not held by other Oxford libraries, and not available electronically.
The Library is currently open by appointment only. Full details are given here: Covid arrangements
The Library will close at noon on Friday, 18th December, 2020.
Closed: Monday, 21st December 2020 to Friday, 1st January 2021 (incl)
Vacation hours: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Monday 4th - Friday 15th January
Term hours: 9:30am - 6:30pm
Monday 8th January- Friday 12th March
The Library is open, subject to Covid 19 restrictions, to Registered Readers by prior appointment only, and, for material which is:
To request an appointment Registered Readers should email the Library with the following information:
Owing to current staffing limitations please note that appointments will need to be made several days in advance to allow for book retrieval.
Previously Registered Readers do not need to re-submit an application form.
New Readers should see the information under: How to become a Reader
Requests may be made for material to be scanned, provided it is NOT
For more information, and to make a request, please use the form here.