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Library facilities in the School

Most departments in the School provide a library service with a specialist subject focus to support their teaching and research.  Several libraries also own important special collections of rare books and other material such as archives, manuscripts and flora.

For up to date news and information about the libraries in the School of Biological Sciences, please follow us on twitter @sbsLibraries

To find out about access to these libraries please see the websites and contact details of individual libraries below.

WebsiteEmailTelephoneOpening hours and location
Biochemistry Library Website librarian@bioc.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 33613

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

Non-members: Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 (16:00 on Friday)

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Genetics Library Website

Genetics LibGuide

library@gen.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 33973

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

The Library is staffed Monday - Friday afternoons and also on Wednesday mornings. Non-members should contact the Librarian for access during these times.

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Physiology, Development and Neuroscience Website

Physiology, Development and Neuroscience Libguide

library@pdn.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 33821

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

Non-members: Monday - Friday 08:45-17:00

The Librarian is available 09:00-12:30 and 14:00-17:00 (16:00 on Friday)

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Plant Sciences Library Website

Plant Sciences Libguide

Ecology Libguide

library@plantsci.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 33930

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

Non-members: Monday - Friday 08:30-17:00 (dependent on Reception being staffed)

The Library is staffed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.

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Psychology Library Website

Psychology Libguide

library@psychol.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 33554

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

Non-members: Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 (16:00 on Friday)

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Veterinary Medicine Libguide librarian@vet.cam.ac.uk

(01223 3)

37633

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

Non-members: Monday - Thursday 09:00 - 3:30

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Zoology (Balfour & Newton Libraries) Website

Zoology Libguide

Ecology Libguide

zoo@lib.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 36648

Department Members: 24/7 access via University card

Non-members: Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 (16:30 on Fridays)

During vacation the library closes half an hour earlier.

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