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Cambridge Libraries

Address: The Sainsbury Laboratory, Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR
Online Catalogue: iDiscover

Please note there are currently two separate locations for material at the Cory & Herbarium Libraries - 'Botanic Garden: Cory Library' and 'Plant Sciences (including Herbarium) Library'.

Location map: University Map

Our what3words location is: spine.powder.cones

Staff: Assistant Librarian: Frances Marsh
Library Manager (Biological Sciences): George Cronin
Project Library Assistant (Cory & Herbarium Libraries): Davina Adamson
Admits: The Library is open for members of the Department of Plant Sciences, the Botanic Garden and those working in the Sainsbury Laboratory.

Non-Department members can access the library by appointment only. Please email for further information.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm for registered users from the Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge University Botanic Garden and the Sainsbury Laboratory. 

Monday to Wednesday, 9am to 1pm for all other users, by appointment only.

Stock: Works on practical horticulture, plant taxonomy and systematics, and floras by geographical area. Historic and current serials related to taxonomy and horticulture.
Special collections: The Cory collection of early botanical and horticultural works & The Simpson Collection of UK floras

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