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Duke Humfrey’s Library, Oxford University, Oxford, England

Built in 1488, Duke Humfrey’s Library at Oxford University is the oldest part of the Bodleian Library, a group of five buildings that range in date from the late medieval period to the early 20th century.

15 Stunning University Libraries Around the World You Need to See

From an early-14th-century reading room in the Sorbonne to an ultra-modern library at the University of Chicago, AD surveys 18 of the most stunning university libraries around the world