Vere Harmsworth Library

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Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Current collection access

Contact us

vhl@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
+44 (0)1865 282700

About the library

The Vere Harmsworth Library 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  
Oxford  
OX1 3UB

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