On Wednesday 26 June and Thursday 27 June 2013 the Bodleian Library will be running special tours as part of the Oxford University Open Day for prospective undergraduate students. Prospective students can visit colleges, departments and also libraries to find out more about what it’s like to study at Oxford.
Thinking of reading History at Oxford? Join a library tour…
Propective History students can visit the Bodleian Library and the Bodleian History Faculty Library and take a special tour to visit some areas in the Library, including the wonderful historic Duke Humphrey’s Library, the Gladstone Link and the Radcliffe Camera.
It is an opportunity to see the large scale of the collections available to students, the study spaces that they would be working in and meet some of the friendly library staff. The Bodleian Library central site houses the Bodleian’s collections of research and teaching material as well as the Bodleian History Faculty Library collection.
Library staff will be running tours on the 26 and 27 June every half an hour from 9.45-15.45 (i.e. 9.45, 10.15, 10.45 etc). Each tour group and have up to 13 people. The tours will meet at the Great Gate on Catte Street, at the entrance to the Old Bodleian Library.
Staff from the Bodleian Libraries Service will be available at an information desk in the Open Day Information Centre. A number of other libraries will also be open to visit or are offering tours, including:
- Bodleian Law Library
- Bodleian Social Science Library
- Philosophy and Theology Faculty Library
- Sackler Library (Classics, Ancient History, History of Art)
- Radcliffe Science Library
- English Faculty Library
- Taylor Institution Library (Modern Languages)