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Statistics Library

The Statistics library can be found in the Department of Statistics at 24-29 St Giles’, on the lower ground floor.


Due to the pandemic we are currently operating a request system for borrowing. If you would like to borrow a book, please e-mail: with the title, author and shelf mark (e.g. QA276 ABC). No access is currently available to browse the library shelves.



Administrative staff: Hannah Harrison

Academic librarian: Professor David Steinsaltz


Phone: 01865 282857 (please note that due to the pandemic this number is not currently manned)



Members of staff, research students, masters students and 4th year Mathematics and Statistics students have automatic admission to the library. If you are not from the Department of Statistics, please e-mail to gain admission to the library.

If you are a graduate student from another department in the University, please provide a supporting statement from your supervisor for admittance to the library.

MSc students from other departments may be admitted with a supporting statement to borrow a particular resource but will not have full access. Undergraduate students, apart from those stated above are not allowed access.

Departmental visitors can gain access on request.

A current University card is required for registering.


Opening Hours

Non-departmental members and undergraduates: 8.30-16.30 Mon-Thurs, 9.00-16.00 Fri.

Departmental members: 24 hour access apart from closure days.

Closed: all public holidays and Departmental closure days.


Subjects Covered

  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Operational research
  • Mathematical genetics
  • Bioinformatics