Library and Archives
Magdalen College has a well-stocked circulating library open 24/7 to members of Magdalen, four specialist libraries, and one of the richest historical archives in Oxford recording over nine-hundred years of history. Find out about all of these collections in the sections below.
A student-focused library open 24/7 with heaps of study space, and four specialist libraries including our enchanting Old Library housing early-printed books and medieval manuscripts
The Archives record over nine hundred years of history, with official documents dating from the foundation of the College in 1458 to the present time
Caring for our Collections
We are a member of the Oxford Conservation Consortium, which provides the collections in our libraries and archives with specialist care