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If you want to see both types of material on a single visit, please select 'Archives and Manuscripts material', list all the items below, both print and manuscript, and then leave a note in the 'additional information' box stating that some items are printed.

Please provide details of the material you would like to access. We appreciate that it may be difficult to determine what an item is, particularly for archival material. For print periodicals you may order multiple volumes as a single itemPlease give us as much information as you can and we will contact you to clarify your request.  

This service is only able to provide access to Special Collections material and relevant reference sources. 

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Data Protection and Test and Trace

In addition to collecting contact details as part of our normal booking process, in line with guidance from the Department for Health and Social Care, we will ask you for your phone number and record the times of your visit in order to reduce the risk of a local outbreak of coronavirus. We will keep these details for 21 days. All personal data will be held in accordance with the Library’s privacy policy and with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We will share your contact details with NHS Test and Trace, if asked, in the event of a fellow user or staff member testing positive for coronavirus. NHS Test and Trace will handle all data according to the highest ethical and security standards and ensure it is used only for the purposes of protecting public health, including minimising the transmission of COVID-19.

Before visiting the University Library, you are asked to read and agree to abide by the following addendum to Cambridge University Libraries Code of Conduct:

Our Code of Conduct sets out what you can expect from our services and how we support you. The principles stated in this document remain valid during the current Covid-19 pandemic. However, please note that we are following Government and University guidelines and some of our services and facilities have been adapted to ensure your safety and that of our staff. We will guide you through these changes when you visit. 

Should you feel ill or suspect you may be ill, please do not come to the Library. If in doubt, we ask you to err on the side of caution and cancel any bookings you have made. We reserve the right to ask you to leave or refuse you entry if we suspect you are displaying symptoms.