About the Library
Rothamsted Library is one of the oldest specialist agricultural collections in the UK. The Library reflects the Institute's research interests with comprehensive collections of books and journals in soil science, plant sciences, agronomy, entomology (including apiculture), nematology, pesticide science, plant diseases, mycology and biomathematics.


Search the database to locate:
  • Books and print journals at Harpenden
  • Staff Publications
If you are looking for Rothamsted Annual Reports or long term experiment reports click here 
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Visitor Access

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00

Colleagues from other academic institutions are welcome to use the Library by prior arrangement.

Use of the special collections is by appointment only and cannot be guaranteed at short notice.