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University Library welcomes you to two Open Cambridge behind-the-scenes tours

19 August 2015

This September, Cambridge University Library is hosting two exclusive drop-in tours during the Open Cambridge weekend, part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme. More serious business: Behind the scenes at the University Library’s Waterloo exhibition Friday 11 – Saturday 12 September Milstein Seminar Rooms, Cambridge...

Oracle bones and unseen beauty: wonders of priceless Chinese collection now online

23 July 2015

A banknote from 1380 that threatens decapitation, a set of 17th-century prints so delicate they had never been opened, and 3000-year-old ‘oracle bones’ are now freely available for the world to view on the Cambridge Digital Library . The treasures of Cambridge University Library’s Chinese collections are the latest...