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Please note that Cambridge University Libraries are operating an e-first policy for book purchases (preferring an ebook where feasible) in the wake of the lockdown and the limited re-opening of physical libraries.  We must also focus our buying on requests made by current University staff and students.  The CUL book collection development policy for 2020/21 can be found here.

To request that a book be purchased, please use the Cambridge-hosted Qualtrics book recommendation form here: