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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 339374 (Library), +44 (0)1223 333506 (Librarian)
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Staff: Librarian: George Cronin
Senior Library Assistant: Tom Hawthorn
Library Assistant: Dr Ian Trowell
Admits: All members of the Cambridge University community (students and staff), along with members of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, are welcome to use the Haddon Library's spaces and collections. Our collections, services and classes focus on Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociology and the HSPS Tripos, but all members of the university are welcome to borrow books and work in the library.
Stock: 62,000 books and pamphlets, 1,564 serial titles (current and dead).
Special collections: Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Book and offprint collections from the libraries of Alfred Haddon, James Frazer, William Ridgeway, Charles McBurney, A.H. Pitt-Rivers, Miles Burkitt, J.M. De Navarro, G.H.S. Bushnell, Grahame Clark, Ray Inskeep, John Alexander, Tjeerd van Andel, Ian Kinnes, Peter Garlake, David Trump.
Services: Eduroam wi-fi. Photocopying, printing & scanning via DS-Print. Inter-library loans. Microfiche reader.
Opening hours:
  • Term Time: 8:45am to 5:15pm, Monday-Friday
  • Vacations: 9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday
  • Closed weekends

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