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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH
Telephone: (3)38052 (Taylor Library), (3)38025 (Parker Library)
Email: (Taylor Library) (Parker Library)
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Staff: Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Fellow Librarian and Director of the Parker Library: Dr Philippa Hoskin (
Sub-Librarian, Parker Library: Dr Alexander Devine (
Sub-Librarian, Parker Library: Dr Anne McLaughlin (
Taylor Librarian, Taylor Library: Mr Joe Sandham (
Assistant Librarian: Dr Jo Shortt Butler (
Admits: Taylor Library: members of Corpus Christi College only. Any external readers should contact the librarian ( in advance of visiting.
Stock: Taylor Library: 41,000 volumes
Services: Member of the Cambridge Colleges Library Conservation Consortium (Parker Library).
Opening hours: Term: Mon-Sun open all hours, (Taylor Library only)

Vacation: Mon-Sun open all hours, (Taylor Library only)

The Parker Library is open by appointment to visiting researchers from 9:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 each week day. Please contact the Parker Library to make an appointment in advance of your visit.

General tours of the Parker Library are on Monday and Thursday afternoons, convening at the Guildhall at 2.30pm, and should be booked with Cambridge Tourist Office.

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