Contact Details

Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library
Radcliffe Humanities
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6GG
OX2 6GG

Access Enquiries:

Ms Hilla Wait

01865 276927

Interactive Map

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Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library

Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library is a lending library primarily for staff and students of the two faculties, in support of research, teaching and learning.

Radcliffe Humanities building as viewed from Woodstock Road.

The whole library is fully accessible!

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Parking

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There are two public disabled bays located nearby on St Giles. 

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Entrances

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The library is located within the Radcliffe Humanities Building.

Cross the open courtyard and behind the fountain is the main entrance to the building.

It is level access and has automatic doors (on a swipe card), for un-registered visitors there is an intercom to the porter's desk.

Once inside pass through the lobby and turn left.  The entrance to library is located directly in front of you.

Library access is via a proximity card operated barrier; the gates are wide and would easily accommodate a wheelchair.

For those with mobility problems, access to the additional floors of the library is via the lift which is located in the corridor leading to the main library entrance.

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Lifts

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There is a lift that services all floors, leading to the second floor of the library.

It is necessary to exit the library and re-enter if you need to use the lift.

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Accessible toilets

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There are accessible toilets in all floors, located in the same position on each floor.

The nearest to the library are located to the left of the entrance of the library on the ground floor.  On the first floor, they are located in the corridor leading to the alternative accessible entrance. 

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Standard toilets

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On the ground floor, there are Men's and Women's toilets adjacent to the lecture theatre.  On the first floor, the Men's and Women's toilets are adjacent to the Ryle room.  On the second floor, there are Men's and Women's toilets next to the lecture theatre, and on the third floor, the Men's and Women's toilets are adjacent to the central teaching and meeting space. 

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Hearing support system

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There is a portable hearing loop, which can be collected from the enquiries desk.

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Opening hours

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Term time

Monday-Friday 9.30-19.00
Saturday 10.00-16.00
Sun Closed

Vacation time

Monday-Friday 9.30-17.00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Inaccessible areas

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Good news! There aren't any.

Some users may need assistance reaching books.

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At a glance

On-site disabled parking spaces 0
Parking nearby (within 200m) Pay and Display
Main entrance Level
Alternative entrance (level access) Yes
Door entry Powered
Direct contact to lodge Intercom
Number of floors 2
Accessible toilets 2
Lift to all floors Yes
Hearing support system Yes