The Library is open between 9.00 am and 7.00 pm Monday to Friday during Term and between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm outside of Term. The Library closes for Bank Holidays outside of Full Term and for Eid, Christmas and the New Year.

The Centre's collections can be located via SOLO, the Oxford University online public access catalogue, and the location code is ISL. The Library is reference-only, but while borrowing is not allowed, the Centre does have photocopying facilities. The Library has computer terminals for Internet and SOLO use, which are also equipped with a version of Word configured to allow text processing in Arabic. Laptops can be used in the Library.

The Library is open to all holders of Bodleian cards, which can be obtained from the Bodleian Admissions Office and must be shown at Reception. Researchers from elsewhere will need a letter of recommendation from a Fellow of the Centre or from their institution. 

Contact telephone: 01865 618550. E-mail: 

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Find more information about the library on the document below: 

Library leaflet