Admission, Contact Details, Hours

The Whitehead Library contains material covering the spectrum of mathematical topics at postgraduate and research level.


The Whitehead Library is primarily for the use of current senior members and graduate students of the Mathematical Institute, and approved academic visitors of the Mathematical Institute who are involved with the work of the Department.

Current senior members & graduate students of Oxford University science departments such as Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering may apply to use the library, by completing the application form WLApplicationForm.doc and sending the completed form to the Librarian for approval.


The Library is only accessible by programmed University Card.

Those wishing to enquire about access must first contact the Librarian before visiting, on the telephone number, or at the email address given below.

Contact Details

Whitehead Library 
Mathematical Institute 
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter 
Woodstock Road 

Librarian: Ms C. Hunt (email : @email)

Whitehead Librarian: Professor E. Breuillard.


Monday to Friday 09:00 - 16:30

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