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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0HE
Telephone: (3)37414
Fax: (3)63263
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Includes the Napier Shaw (Meteorology) Library.
Staff: Departmental Officer Responsible: Dr Richard Batley, (
Chief Library Assistant: Ms Nevenka Huntic, BA (Hons), M.Sc. (
Library Assistant: Ms Ana Maria Aricescu, (
Admits: Teaching staff, research students and members of the Department of Physics.
Stock: c. 20,000 monographs, 40 current periodical titles, reserve stock, Napier Shaw Library, Maxwell and History of Science Collections.
Services: Self-Service borrowing system. Inter-library loans (for members of the Department only). Photocopying. Computing facilities. Parking and lift.
Opening hours: Term: Mon-Sun open all hours

Vacation: Mon-Sun open all hours

24 hours for members of the Department. For others 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday.


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