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During Lockdown 3, our libraries continue to support you as you study, teach and research. Access the libraries online and seek support via our remote services or, if the material you need isn’t available electronically, use our Zero-contact services

Cambridge University Library

 

The main University Library is home to over 8 million books, journals and other items. It has one of the largest collections on open shelves in Europe. With over two million volumes housed on open shelves, you can benefit from immediate access and unparalleled opportunities for browsing. Uniquely for a legal deposit library, much of our collection may be borrowed by University members.  

The Library also has rich Special Collections, and specialist language collections.  We showcase many items from our collections in regular exhibitions, many of which are open to the public.