SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

Reading Room Rules and Regulations

We have made some temporary changes to our Special Collections Reading Room procedures and opening hours, so even if you’ve visited us before, please read our guidance explaining what you can expect from your visit.

The Special Collections Reading Room has been set aside for the supervised consultation of archives, rare books, manuscripts and theses. As so many of these items are unique and irreplaceable, please help us to maintain the security and preservation of the collections by observing the following rules