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Library Layout

The Paddy Room to your right, on the ground floor, south side of Canterbury Quadrangle. This contains all science and social science subjects, Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, Geography, Maths, Music, Oriental Studies, Philosophy, Politics and Theology. Locations are shown on the Library floorplan.

The Laudian Library - upstairs, turn right. This contains Architecture, Classics, Ancient and Modern History, English Literature, Fine Art, Modern Languages. Locations are shown on the Library floorplan.

The Old Library - top of stairs, straight ahead. This houses a large part of the collection of early printed books. It is not normally on open access: if you wish to work in this library, please talk to Library staff.

A separate Law Library, known as the Holdsworth Law Library, is situated on the Ground Floor of Kendrew Quad. This is only accessible to those studying Law, but is open 24 hours to lawyers using their keyfob.

Contact details

St John's College
St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP
Work Tel: 01865 277300
Fax: 01865 277435
University of Oxford