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Cambridge Libraries

Address: The Observatories, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA
Telephone: (3)37537
Fax: (3)37501
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Staff: Librarian: Mark Hurn, M.A., MCLIP
Admits: Members of the University. Visiting Scholars and qualified members of the public on application.
Stock: Astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology.
Special collections: Rare book collection, including many books previously owned by John Couch Adams (1819-1892). Pamphlet collection of about 10,000 items. Pictures and photographs, many available as digital images on DSpace.
Services: Inter-library loans, Computing facilities for readers, Microfiche reader, Photocopying. Charges: A4 - 3p, A3 - 6p. Payment arrangements: cash.
Opening hours: Term: Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00, closed 12:30-13:30

Vacation: Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00, closed 12:30-13:30


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