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Special Collections

Update regarding the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

Published: 20 March 2020

As part of the University's response to coronavirus, all libraries will be closing from Friday 20 March and staff will be working off-site.

The Special Collections is no longer taking bookings and it has become necessary to cancel all current bookings. We are able to offer a limited remote service providing preliminary responses to enquiries during the closure.

Rest assured the collections are safe in our strongrooms and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distance future.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions. Our email address is

Please note that the Level 4 Gallery will also be closed until further notice.

University of Southampton Special Collections

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