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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. There is currently a three month research project in progress, investigating the future library and information needs of the School of Biological Sciences from the perspective of postgraduates, postdoctoral researchers and academic staff. The student perspective has been captured in a recent FutureLib project. If you would like any further information about this project please contact Judith Brown.

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

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

Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00

Friday 08:30 - 16:00

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

For non-Department members : Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00 (Access dependent on Reception being staffed)

The Library is staffed all day Wednesday and afternoons other days, but enquiries by e-mail will be dealt with at all times

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Physiology, Development and Neuroscience library@pdn.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 33821

Monday - Friday 08:45-17:00

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

Open 24 hours a day for members of the Department

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

For non-Department members : Monday - Friday 08:30-17:15 (Access dependent on Reception being staffed)

The Library is staffed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings, but enquiries by e-mail will be dealt with at all times

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

Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Open 24 hours a day for third year undergraduate and graduate members of the Department

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Veterinary Medicine librarian@vet.cam.ac.uk

(01223 3)

37633

Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00

Open 24 hours a day for members of the Department

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Zoology (Balfour & Newton Libraries) library@zoo.cam.ac.uk (01223 3) 36648

Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00  

Friday 08:30 - 16:30

During full term the Library is open to card-holders on Saturdays, 09:15 - 12:30

Card holders have 24/7 access to the Library

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