Special Collections Opening Hours
We've made some temporary changes to our Special Collections Reading Room procedures in light of COVID-19, so even if you’ve visited us before, please read our guidance explaining what you can expect from your visit.
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
The Special Collections Reading Room is additionally closed:
- Bank Holidays
- Christmas & Easter SOAS Closure Periods
- SOAS Welcome Week (23rd to 27th September 2019)