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Name of Library: Leopold Muller Memorial Library

Address: Yarnton Manor, Yarnton, Oxford OX5 1PY

Town: Oxford

Telephone: 01865 377946 ext.117/119

Fax: 01865 375079


Website: http://www.associnst.ox.ac.uk/ochjs/library

Alternative names

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies


Dr. Piet W. van Boxel

Job Title

Librarian and Fellow in Early Judaism and origins of Christianity

Purpose and main user community of the library

Supports research in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the Centre and at Oxford, serving

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

During term time: M-Th 9.30-21.00, Su 10.00-15.00

Outside term time M-F 10.00-16.00

Disabled access

No wheelchair access. Minibus service to and from Oxford (for time table see website)


Lending restricted to members of the library (for membership see website)



Periodicals - Back Issues


Current Periodicals



Microfilm collection of Hebrew mss., microfiche collection of rare Hebrew, Yiddish,

Judaeo-Persian, Judaeo-Arabic and Judaeo-Spanish books from Harvard University Library,

and of various bibliographic and biographical collections

Volumes added per year



Bible, Jewish studies

Special Collections

(see website) Kressel collection: biographical archive: 400,000 cuttings of Jewish personalities

in the C20; Elkoshi collection: modern Hebrew literature; Yizkor books collection (currently

600 titles)


Research resource

Jewish studies (including Jewish history)

Catalogue Type

Computer (partly)

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Computer workstations with internet connection; digital microform reader-scanner with printing

and downloading/e-mailing options; CD-ROMs of all Jewish texts, including Dead Sea Scrolls

Full Time Staff 2

Part Time Staff 4

Voluntary Staff

Future plans


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