The Bodleian Library occupies a group of five buildings near Broad Street: the 15th-century Duke Humfrey's Library, the 17th-century Schools Quadrangle, the 18th-century Clarendon Building and Radcliffe Camera, and the 21st-century Weston Library, with the Bodleian Law Library a few hundred yards away on South Parks Road.

There are entrances from Broad Street, Catte Street and from Radcliffe Square into the quadrangles of the Old Bodleian Library. The Weston Library is accessed from Broad Street.