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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
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, 9:00 - 17:00 for registered users from the Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge University Botanic Garden and the Sainsbury Laboratory. 

Monday to Wednesday, 9:00 - 13:00 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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