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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RB
Telephone: (7)64398
Fax: (3)32923
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
NB: For enquiries relating to manuscripts, autograph letters and rare books, please contact the Fitzwilliam Museum Study Room
Staff: Library Manager: Christopher Jones
Library Assistant (P/T): Mrs Barbara Burstein
Admits: Open to all members of the University and the general public by appointment. Please try to allow at least 1 working day's notice so items can be fetched in readiness for your visit.
Stock: Books, periodicals, exhibition catalogues and sales catalogues relating to the fine arts, the decorative arts and antiquities. Coverage also includes conservation and museum studies. 350,000 monographs, c.500 periodical titles (both current and ceased), c.8,000 sales catalogues, 1200 microfilms.
Special collections: Pouncey bequest of annotated books and ephemera on Italian art, Chamberlain bequest of books on prints and printmaking.
Services: Wifi for Lapwing/Eduroam users. Microfilm/fiche reader-printer. Photocopier (coin-operated).
Opening hours: Term: Tue-Fri 10am to 4:30pm

Vacation: Tue-Fri 10am to 4:30pm

Please contact the library through the Enquiry Form on the website (, email on, or phone 01223 332910/764398 to make an appointment in advance of your visit.

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