Vere Harmsworth Library

From 4 July, essential roof works will begin at the RAI building, expected to last 22 weeks. Disruptive work will occur during the week beginning 11 July with the erection of scaffolding. View the VHL blogpost for more details.

Opening hours


Monday – Friday: 9am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact us
+44 (0)1865 282700

About the library

The Vere Harmsworth Library (VHL) houses the University’s principal research collection relating to the history of the United States, the largest such academic library collection in the UK. The library is in the Rothermere American Institute.  

The Radcliffe Science Library is temporarily operating at the Vere Harmsworth Library.

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Vere Harmsworth Library  
Rothermere American Institute  
1a South Parks Road  

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