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English Literature: English Literature Collections

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English teaching and research is supported by a large number of electronic resources. For a detailed listing search for ‘English and American literature’ at


The ejournals collection is accessible from the ejournals@cambridge site and through links in library catalogues.


The ebook collection is accessible from the ebooks@cambridge site and iDiscover

Library provision for English Language and Literature in the University is primarily the responsibility of the University Library and the English Faculty Library. College libraries acquire, to varying degrees, materials to support undergraduate teaching, particularly books listed on reading lists.

Collections in the University Library are located at the Main Library’s building in West Road. The English Faculty Library is located on the Sidgwick Site, West Road.