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Natural Sciences support in Cambridge

There are many specialist print and online resources available for students studying the Natural Sciences Tripos (NST) in Cambridge. This LibGuide provides links to some resources to help you get to grips with different subjects as well as tools to support you during your studies.

If you need any help or have any questions, please email the School of Biological Sciences Libraries team.

In addition to departmental libraries, you can also find resources and training to support your studies at the Betty and Gordon Moore Library, as well as the main University Library

Handouts from Cambridge University Libraries sessions

Please find below PDF handouts from sessions delivered by Cambridge University Libraries. If you require anything in a different format, please email George Cronin, Deputy Librarian for Biological Sciences. 

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Biochemistry

For information and subject support for Biochemistry, visit the Biochemistry LibGuide.
For further information about the Colman Library, visit the Department of Biochemistry website

Ecology

For information and subject support for ecology, visit the ecology libguide

Genetics

For information and subject support for Genetics, explore the Genetics LibGuide
For further information about the Genetics Library, visit the Genetics Library website

Pathology

There is no library in the Department of Pathology but training and support is offered throughout the year by the Medical Library team

Pharmacology

There is no library in the Department of Pathology but training and support is offered throughout the year by the Medical Library team

Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

For information and subject support for Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, visit the PDN LibGuide
For further information about the PDN Library, visit the departmental website

Plant Sciences

For information and subject support for Plant Sciences, visit the Plant Sciences LibGuide
For further information about the Plant Sciences Library and Herbarium collections, visit the Plant Sciences Library website
For further information about the Cory Library, visit the Cory Library website

Psychology

For information and subject support for Psychology, visit the Psychology LibGuide
For further information about the Psychology Library, visit the Psychology Library website

Zoology

For information and subject support from Zoology, visit the Zoology LibGuide​
For further information about the Balfour and Newton Libraries, visit the Department of Zoology website

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Astronomy

For information and support from the Institute of Astronomy Library, look at the Astronomy LibGuide

Further information about the Institute of Astronomy can be found on the departmental website

Chemistry

For information and support from the Department of Chemistry Library, explore the Chemistry LibGuide

Further details about the Chemistry Library can be found on the Department of Chemistry website

Earth Sciences

For information and support from the Department of Earth Sciences Library, refer to the Earth Sciences LibGuide

Detailed information about the Earth Sciences Library can be found on the Department of Earth Sciences website

Materials Science and Metallurgy

For information and support from the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Library, look at the MSM LibGuide

Further contact information can be found on the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy website

Mathematics

For subject information, explore the Mathematics LibGuide

Mathematics is one of the many science subjects supported by the Betty and Gordon Moore Library. For more information, visit the Moore website

Physics

For information and support from the Department of Physic's Rayleigh Library, check out the Physics LibGuide

Further details about the Rayleigh Library can be found on the Department of Physics website

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History and Philosophy of Science

For information and support from the Whipple Library, look at the History and Philosophy of Science LibGuide

Further details about the Whipple Library can be found on the Department of History and Philosophy of Science website