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Keep Oxford Reading

With our library sites and reading rooms now closed until further notice, the Bodleian Libraries are working hard to make it possible to keep the University reading.


See our new LibGuide page dedicated to ebooks and electronic resources during the closure period. 


Taylor Institution, St Giles' front, University of Oxford

The Taylor Institution Library contains the largest specialist research collections in the field of European Languages in Britain, as well as separate teaching collections. It also houses collections in Linguistics, European Film and Women's Studies. It is primarily a lending library for members of the University.

For details of the University's extensive digital collections see individual guides.

Taylor Institution Library, St Giles', Oxford. OX1 3NA

tel: +44 (0)1865 278158

Taylor Institution Library Guide 






Guides for many Modern Languages and related subjects have been prepared. More are planned.

Please email the appropriate subject librarian if your enquiry concerns the following languages: Romanian: Adina Bradeanu; Polish, Czech, Slovakian, Languages of the Former Yugoslavia (except Macedonian - see guide below), Albanian and Languages of the Baltic States: Barbara Baj Wojtowicz; Hungarian: Dr Zsuzsanna Varga.


Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 & 47 Wellington Square, Oxford. OX1 2JF

tel: +44 (0)1865 270750




Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics: