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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DB
Telephone: (3)35217
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Any current member of the University of Cambridge can borrow with a University Library-registered card (Cambridge Blue ID card, or Cambridge University Library card). Alumni and alumna cannot currently borrow from the Marshall Library.
Staff: Librarian: Clare Trowell, M.A., MCLIP, FHEA
Deputy Librarian: Simon Frost, B.A., M.A.
Library Assistant: Simon Morris
Library Assistant: Anita Richards
Library Assistant: Oksana Chirgadze, Dipl.
Library Assistant: Phil Robins, PhD, MA, BA
Invigilator: Dr. Michelle Fava, (
Invigilator: Mr. Chris Hirst, (
Admits: Members of the University and Visiting Scholars, others by appointment.
Stock: Subjects covered: Economics, Applied Economics and Development Studies. 75,000 monographs, 25,000 vols of periodicals and serials, 30 current periodical titles (print).
Special collections: - Alfred Marshall Archives, and various archival materials of nearly 30 economists (e.g. John Neville Keynes, Arthur Pigou, Austin Robinson) - an outstanding historic collection of over 30,000 pamphlets (mostly in so-called black boxes) - 3,000 rare books (after 1800), plus nearly 300 rare books (primarily pre-1800) deposited at the University Library.
Services: Inter-library loans. Photocopying. Digital scanning. Comb binding.
Opening hours: Term: Mon-Fri 09:00-21:00, Sat 11:00-17:00,
Easter Term only: Sundays weeks 1-6 13:00-17:00
Vacation: Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00

After 16:30 and on Saturdays and Sundays swipe card access needs to be pre-arranged (with the Chief Custodian of the Faculty of Economics, N. Smith, 35201: Mon-Fri, 9:30-16:30.)

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