This guide is put together by the Cambridge Libraries Accessibility Service. It is intended for:
For some of the services mentioned in this guide evidence of a disability is required through registration with the University's Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre (ADRC).
Using libraries and library resources (books, articles, databases etc.) is at the heart of a Cambridge education and at the centre of academic research. While we strive to make libraries universally accessible, we are a long way from this aim. Sometimes library users can encounter barriers to reading and study.
Barriers can present problems for:
This guide helps by signposting information and services to help overcome these barriers, as well as explaining some of the ways in which the libraries are working towards a more universally accessible service.
The Libraries Accessibility Service was established in November 2020.
The service works across the Cambridge library network to ensure that library users have equal access to services and resources regardless of their accessibility needs.
Please see Contact us for further information.
Throughout this LibGuide you will find links to external websites. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, we cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by other parts of Cambridge University or external providers.