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History: New in Oxford? Get started here

An overview of guides to History collections in Oxford.

The History Faculty Library, based in the Radcliffe Camera, is one of the main lending libraries for Oxford historians. Check our website for information on opening hours, bookings and services.

The Bodleian Libraries

For more information on the Bodleian Libraries for new readers, including maps and accessibility information, please see this webpage:

For tips on using our library catalogue (SOLO)
to search for resources, check out this guide:

Virtual tour of the library

Although this year we can't show you around the library in person, 
you can take a video tour filmed and guided by our friendly library staff!

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