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Cambridge Libraries

Address: West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9BS
Telephone: (7)63040 (Issue Desk), (7)63041 (Librarian), (7)63043 (Senior Library Assistant)
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Please note that alumnae & alumni and external scholars may only consult our materials in vacation time - also: our access policy changes on the _Monday_ of each beginning of term.
Staff: Librarian: Dr Clemens Gresser, PhD, MSc, MA (
Senior Library Assistant: Mr Matthew Patmore, MA (
Admits: All current members of the University of C., or the Cambridge Theology Federation, others on application.
Stock: 59,000 monographs, 70 periodical titles (current and dead), 2,000 pamphlets.
Special collections: Library of Bishop J.B. Lightfoot (d. 1889), Feltoe Collection (liturgy).
Services: Computing facilities (MCS), (DS-)printing (via MCS machines), photocopying & scanning (b&w and colour: A4 & A3), electronic Legal Deposit terminal, wireless internet access.
Opening hours: Due to COVID19 and its health & safety repercussions, we are currently not able to predict how and when we will be open in 2020-21.


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