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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 5,000 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 collection.


Opening hours


Vacation opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9.00-17.00

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed


Annual summer closure 2017:

Monday 7 August - Monday 28 August 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: 10.00-18.00



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


Library news

Annual summer closure

7 August 2017

The MML Library is closed between Monday 7 August and Monday 28 August inclusive. If you urgently require MML Library material not available elsewhere, please contact the Philosophy Faculty Library between 9-1 and the English Faculty Library between 1-5. They have a key and will let you in to borrow the material you need...

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