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Purpose of this guide

This guide is primarily intended for students and researchers at St Antony's who seek detailed information about the College's Library. It may also be useful to external readers. Use this guide to find out about the Library's collections, services and staff support.

If you would like to see additional information on this site, please let us know!

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For general enquiries about the College Library please email:

(this account is monitored by the Librarian and the Library Assistant)


Aimee Burlakova

+44 (0)1865 274480

Library Assistant:

Eleanor Winterbottom


A photograph of the Library entrance area.

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

Libraries on the St Antony's site

St Antony’s College has three libraries which collectively contain over 100,000 volumes reflecting major disciplinary interests of College members.

The Bodleian Latin American Centre Library and the Bodleian Japanese Library also sit within College grounds.

Note, the MEC, BJL and LAC libraries welcome everyone as long as they have with them a valid Oxford University card or a Bodleian Reader’s card. The RESC Library is open to REES students/staff and RESC affiliates only. 


Opening hours

St Antony's College Library is usually open to members 24/7. Some areas may occasionally be closed outside term time.

The library is usually staffed and can provide access to non-members for consultation of rare/unique items (by appointment only) from Monday to Friday, 9:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00. 


New books

Check out some of the newest editions to our collection!