MEC Lib Admission policy

MEC Lib Admission policy

The Library is open to all members of the Oxford University, as well as universities elsewhere.
All library users must register at the Library independently on their first visit prior to use. 

Registration takes place Weds/Thurs/Fri between 2pm-4pm ONLY. Please email to book an appointment,

Entitlements vary according to status, but in general:

Users entitled to borrow:  
1-All postgraduates of the University of Oxford;
2-All members of congregation;
3-All Academic Visitors associating with St Antony’s College;
4-All staff of the University of Oxford; 
5-All undergraduates reading Oriental Studies, however this borrowing is only during term time.

Please note that book loans are not renewable online. You need to return the books to the library and then borrow them again if you wish to keep them for another Term, provided no other readers have made a request for the books in the meanwhile.

Users having access to the Library on a Reference ONLY basis:
1-All undergraduates of the University of Oxford from disciplines other than Oriental Studies;
2-All visiting students at the University of Oxford;  
3-All Bodleian reader card holders;
4-All students and researchers from other universities, worldwide. A membership fee is applicable.

Please email for further details: