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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

Vacation opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-17.00

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed


Term time opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-19.00

Saturday: 11.00-16.00

Sunday: Closed


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


Library news

Happy holidays!

10 June 2016

We wish all our users a very happy holiday! Today we're closing at 5pm and switching to vacation opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Welcome to Steffi!

1 June 2016

Today we welcome Steffi Palek as our brand new Research Support Librarian! We know you'll join us in extending a very warm MML welcome to Steffi.

Sunday openings

9 May 2016

We'll be open on Sunday 15 May and Sunday 22 May between 10am-5pm to provide our students with extra revision time. Let us know what you think of this trial and good luck in your exams!

Late opening starts today

2 May 2016

For the next 5 weeks (Monday 2 May to Thursday 2 June inclusive) the MML Library is open 9am-9pm on weekdays and 10am-5pm on Saturdays. We'll also be open on Sunday 15 May and Sunday 22 May - watch this space! Do get in touch if you'd like to hear more and have a say.

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