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Cambridge University Library is open for limited services from Monday-Friday. Online registration is now available. Book a visit to view material in the Main reading room or a Special Collections reading room. Please read more about our phased reopening of the UL and Faculty and Departmental Libraries.

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Our Registration office is closed for in-person appointments.

For Michaelmas term, renewals and new registrations can be requested online and will be processed remotely.

Renewals and new registrations will be reserved for those wishing to physically visit the University Library and use the collections via the book a visit service.


  • If your University Library card expired after August 2019, please see our renewals page for details of how to renew your card.


  • If you are a Visiting Scholar or a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge, please see here for details of how to register for our library services.


  • If you have a University Library card that expired before August 2019, or would like to make a new registration, more information will be available on this page from the 21st September.