Please be aware that due to on-going restrictions around the current COVID-19 pandemic, access to physical spaces such as libraries is currently limited. For an overview of what services are currently available to members of the University, please visit the Library Services during COVID-19 tab within this guide.
If you wish to discuss your needs with a member of the Biological Sciences Libraries Team, please email our shared address for help. For any enquiries related to the PDN Department itself, please contact the Covering Librarian, Roberto Inchingolo.
Where an article is not available from within Cambridge, researchers can apply for an Inter-Library Loan from another participating institution.
Both the University Library and the Betty & Gordon Moore Library operate an online service that is open to all registered users:
For Inter-library loans from PDN, please ask the Covering Librarian.
The Betty & Gordon Moore Library runs a free Scan & Deliver service to allow current University staff and students to get remote access to their collections that are not currently available electronically.
Users should be aware that the service only covers the holdings of the Betty & Gordon Moore Library, and the Engineering Library. To make an order, please use the relevant online form.
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The PDN Library holds the following special collections:
The Lovaton Veterinary Anatomy Library (reference only)
Situated in the Anatomy Building.
Dept. Officer Responsible: Dr David Bainbridge.
The PDN Library also has an historical book collection. For information on the titles and how to consult them, please contact the Covering Librarian.
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