Databases

Use our Adlib database to search our object collections by clicking here

Use our Enterprise database to search our archive, library and object collections by clicking here

Browse collections

You may explore more items from the collection in more detail in the Explore section of our website, as well as browse your way through lists of collections that we hold.

Uncatalogued items

Some archive collections are uncatalogued or only listed in paper form. Please contact merl@reading.ac.uk if you cannot find what you are looking for.

Help and guidance

To help you start your research, we have produced guides to books and articles on popular topics and these may be downloaded here.

We also produce a selective annual list of publications on rural history. A list of all the articles from 2001 to 2014 can be downloaded here.

If you require help finding particular items please contact us.