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Our library specialises in books and journals relating to the Social Science of the Internet and other ICTs. Located in our main building at 1 St Giles, Oxford, it is open to all University members for research and study.

Opening Hours

The library is open from 09.00-16.45, Monday to Friday. It is closed on public holidays, as well as during Easter week, and the week between Christmas and New Year. Our holdings are searchable via Search Oxford Libraries Online (SOLO).

Borrowing and Renewing Books

The library is open to all University of Oxford members holding a Bodleian card. Visitors from outside the University may use the library if they contact Books can be checked out and returned at the reception desk.

Books (excluding reference books and journals) may be borrowed for up to 14 days and renewed the first time via SOLO, by telephone, email, or in person: books must be brought in for any subsequent renewals. Borrowing rights may be temporarily suspended if multiple overdue notices have been sent or if fines are outstanding. Books may not be reserved.

The library and toilet are both on the ground floor and are wheelchair-accessible.