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Biology: Biology Collections

Information about collections for biology

Biological sciences in Cambridge are supported by both the Betty and Gordon Moore Library and the libraries of the relevant Faculties or Departments supporting undergraduate teaching and post-graduate research.

The Betty and Gordon Moore Library has recently merged with the Central Science Library and is now responsible for managing the University Library collections in biological, chemical, earth and environmental sciences as well as its existing collections in mathematics and physics.

Teaching in the biological sciences parts of the Natural Sciences Tripos is carried out by a number of Faculties and Departments. The Departments of Biochemistry, Genetics, Plant Sciences and Zoology each provide library services and Students and Researchers are advised to familiarise themselves with the general and specialist resources available at each location.

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Betty and Gordon Moore Library


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Make a Recommendation

Staff at the Betty & Gordon Moore Library are keen to receive book recommendations. 

You can recommend a resource to the Betty and Gordon Moore Library in person, using our webform or by contacting the Moore Library team directly:

t: 01223 765677