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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 opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-19.00

Saturday: 11.00-16.00

Sunday: Closed


Easter term late opening hours (Monday 2 May to Thursday 2 June inclusive):

Monday - Friday: 9.00-21.00

Saturday: 10.00-17.00

Sunday: Closed



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


Library news

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.

More renewals on film loans

20 April 2016

In answer to student feedback, MML Library films can now be renewed three times - the same as normal loan books. As usual, if you want to keep these longer, just pop in to see us: we'll return them on the system and reissue them to you straightaway, provided no-one has reserved them. We hope it's a useful tweak of our...

Term-time opening hours

18 April 2016

Welcome back! Term-time hours resume today, so we're open Mondays to Fridays 9-7 and 11-5 on Saturdays. You can renew your holiday loans into term and from today you can recall books and films again. See you very soon in the Library!

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