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Cambridge Libraries

Address: Sidney Street, Cambridge, CB2 3HU
Telephone: (3)38852 (library), (3)38824 (archivist)
Online Catalogue: iDiscover
Location map: University Map
Enquiries about manuscripts, special collections and archives should be directed to the Archivist. Image copyright Caroline Penn.
Staff: College Librarian: Mr Alan Stevens, M.A. Dip. Lib. (
Archivist: N.J. Rogers, M.A., M.Litt., F.S.A. (
Keeper of Manuscripts (Muniment Room): C.H. Page, D.Phil.
Library Assistant (Cataloguing): Dr Sarah Preston, PhD, Dip. Lib., BA (
Keeper of Muniments (Muniment Room): Rosamond McKitterick, M.A., Ph.D., Litt.D.
Admits: Members of Sidney Sussex College, others on application. Non-members of Sidney should make an appointment with library staff via the contacts above if they wish to visit the Library.
Stock: Around 40,000 books, principally relevant to undergraduate study.
Services: Computer Suite
Comb binding service
Opening hours: Term: Mon-Sun open all hours, access card required

Vacation: Mon-Sun open all hours, access card required

Members of other Cambridge Colleges admitted only by appointment, 09:00 to 17:00

Muniments and Archives: Mon.-Fri. 09:00-13:00, 14:15-17:15 - by appointment

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