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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

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!

Vacation opening hours

2 December 2016

A quick reminder that today is the last day we're open until 7pm. We are closed tomorrow Saturday 3rd December as vacation hours start then: for the next two weeks we will be open Monday-Friday 9-5 only.

Christmas closure

1 December 2016

The MML Library will be closed between Monday 19 December 2016 and Monday 2nd January 2017. Films and overnight loans can be borrowed over the period we are closed. We wish all our users a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

Vacation borrowing has started

28 November 2016

Stock up for the holiday! You can now borrow or renew normal loan books until Thursday 19th January 2017. Remember that films remain two-day loans; overnight loans will become one-day loans from Monday 5 December, borrowable any time one day until any time the next. We wish all our users a very happy winter break!

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