Somerville is justifiably proud of its elegant and spacious library which boasts a collection of around 120,000 items (around 100,000 on open access), one of the largest undergraduate College libraries in the University. It was built in 1903 (Architect Basil Champneys) and occupies the entire north side of the Main Quad. Benefactors to the library over the years have included John Stuart Mill's family, John Ruskin, Egyptologist Amelia Edwards, Vera Brittain and many tutors and grateful students. The John Stuart Mill collection contains around 2,000 volumes of his own and his father’s books.
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Somerville Honorary Fellow, renowned British Philosopher and crossbench member of the House of Lords, Baroness Onora O’Neill of Bengarve has been awarded this year’s Holberg Prize.Read more >
Oxford-based a cappella group The Oxford Belles have released a new music video for their rendition of Cyndi Lauper’s iconic ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun(damental Rights)’, for International Women’s Day. The video features a range of female academics from across Oxford University, including Principal Alice Prochaska.Read more >
The Gaudy to be held on 24-25 June 2017 is for Matric Years 2007-2013.Read more >
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