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Name of Library: St. John's College

Address: St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP

Town: Oxford

Telephone: 01865 277330/1


E-mail: library@sjc.ox.ac.uk


Alternative names


Mrs C.E. Hilliard

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

Members of the College, mainly to support teaching of undergraduates

Terms of access

By written appointment, strictly for items not available elsewhere

Opening hours

Normal office hours

Disabled access

Many. Narrow entrance with 3 steps into library and staircase to upper floor






Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals

1 theology, 8 philosophy


Mss diary and letters of Archbishop Laud; material relating to early fellows of the College e.g.

Edmund Campion, Dean Mansel

Volumes added per year

20 each in theology and philosophy


Undergraduate teaching mainly, but strong and varied antiquarian collection including early


Special Collections


Please see catalogue: Ralph Hanna: A descriptive catalogue of medieval western manuscripts

of St. John's College, Oxford. OUP 2002

Research resource

Church and theological history

Catalogue Type

About half the modern holdings are online and a retroconversion programme is in progress.

Early printed books ditto.

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying; microfilming through Bodleian; photography through Ashmolean Imaging

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

Move planned 2006 of science and law books to another building on far side of College


Archives separately administered. Part-time archivist contactable at archives@sjc.ox.ac.uk

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