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Welcome to the English Faculty Library!: Home

Meet the staff

There's always someone at the library desk, and they're always happy to help you find a book or answer your questions:


Explore our online resources for the English Tripos:


Reading Lists

If you've signed up for your university computing account (called Raven) you can access reading lists for each paper (you are not expected to read everything on these lists!)

View them here.

Welcome to the English Faculty Library

If you're coming up to Cambridge for the first time in October you'll have a library tour/induction with a member of the EFL staff to get you started on:

  • Finding the books you need
  • Getting familiar with print and online resources for the English Tripos
  • Beginning reading for your weekly essays
  • Logging on to the student intranet for reading lists and lecture handouts

You can register to use the library before you come up to Cambridge by filling out this form.

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Scroll through the Cambridge Literature Timeline to familiarize yourself with the authors & historical contexts covered by the tripos: