Library and Archives


The Library building dates from 1517 when Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester, founded Corpus Christi.

You will find the Library at the heart of the College, embodying our dedication to learning and research.

We tailor our collections and services to members’ needs, offering long opening hours and generous lending.

COVID-19 The Library and Archives are currently closed.  Staff are working remotely to support our readers.

Student voices

“The Library is one of the first things I would describe to a prospective student, and one of my favourite things about Corpus. I am so grateful to have this fantastic resource.”

Third Year Student, Medicine