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We are home to approximately 25,000 rare books and over 150 special collections consisting of archives, manuscripts, photographs, books, pamphlets and scores.  It is a unique resource which supports research and teaching, and we welcome both the academic community and the wider public.

Christmas Vacation opening times

Monday 22 December 2014 - Wednesday 24 December 2014 9.30am - 1pm ; 2pm - 4.30pm                    
Thursday 25 December 2014 - Sunday 4 January 2015 Closed                                                    
Normal opening hours resume from Monday 5 January 2015 Mon - Wed: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 4.30pm

Please note that information about the University's Administrative Archives can be found on the Records Management web pages.