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Faculty Library

Welcome to the Faculty Library

The Modern and Medieval Languages Library supports teaching and learning in European languages, literatures and cultures and in linguistics. The Library holds over 115,000 books and 3,500 films as well as European magazines and newspapers, e-books, e-journals and a small selection of scholarly print journals. MML undergraduates and MPhil students should find all the material they need for their studies in these collections.

The Library also includes a German research collection, the Beit Library.


Opening hours

Term time hours resume on Tuesday 17 January 2017.


Vacation opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-17.00

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed


Christmas closure 2016:

Monday 19 December 2016 - Monday 2nd January 2017 inclusive.


Term time opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-19.00

Saturday: 9.00-17.00

Sunday: Closed


Extended opening hours for 5 weeks during the examination period:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-21.00

Saturday: 9.00-17.00

Sunday: 10.00-17.00



Doors are locked 15 minutes before closing time and no more readers are admitted.


Library news

Spanish & Portuguese librarian post

2 February 2017

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our MML Library team: we're looking for an enthusiastic librarian to look after our Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American and Catalan collections. Do feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this post; we look forward to hearing from you!

Early closure today

16 January 2017

We will close at 4pm today as we are hosting a Faculty reception from 4:30pm. Enjoy your early break from work!

Happy New Year!

3 January 2017

Happy New Year 2017! May it be an excellent one for you all. We are open again after our Christmas break as of 9am this morning Tuesday 3rd January. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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