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SOAS Library

Opening Hours

The Library’s collection of archives, manuscripts and rare books are consulted in the Special Collections Reading Room, located on level F of the Library.  

The Special Collections Reading Room is currently open at the following times:

  • Monday: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 9am-5pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Dates of Closure

Christmas Closure 2014/15: The Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library will close at 5pm on Friday 19th December and  reopen at 9am on Monday 5th January.

The Special Collections Reading Room is additionally closed: