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St. Antony's College

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Aimee Burlakova

+44 (0)1865 274480

Library Assistant:




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St Antony's College Library is one of five libraries on site. It holds over 50,000 books to support subjects studied by its members.

A photograph of the Main Reading Room.

Main Reading Room

A photograph of the circular space called the Apse, at the back of the Main Reading Room.

Main Reading Room (Apse)

A photograph of the book stacks on a sunny day.

Book stacks

A photograph of students working in the Gulbenkian Reading Room.

Gulbenkian Reading Room


Regular feedback helps us understand how our services are received and can be improved. For this reason we ask current students to complete a questionnaire in Hilary term every year. If you have suggestions or comments don't hesitate to let us know - there's no need to wait for a survey!

If you would like to see additional information about St Antony’s College Library on this site, please let us know!

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers at St Antony's College, as well as other readers who seek information about St Antony's College Library. Use this guide to find out about the collections, services and staff support.

Opening hours

Access to St Antony's College Library is currently restricted. A limited number of study spaces are made available to members of the College who book in advance.

However, efforts are being made to provide all readers with remote library services. Readers are encouraged to use electronic materials wherever possible. St Antony's College Library staff are providing "click & collect" and "scan & deliver" services where e-resources are unavailable. Please don't hesitate to email for help!

Services provided by the Bodleian Libraries during the Covid-19 pandemic are detailed on the Bodleian's service updates webpage

New books

A flavour of the content of the College Library!