The Engineering Library is not just here to support your studies and research - we also have collections, resources and events to help support your wellbeing during your time at Cambridge.
We have a collection of books on physical and mental wellbeing, dealing with stress and offering self-help for issues such as anxiety and worry.
Our Wellbeing collection is listed on Reading Lists Online. Some of the items are physical books in the Engineering Library, and others are available to read online by clicking the "View Online" links in the reading list.
If you know a good book to add to this collection, please let us know.
By the wellbeing collection, we also have science fiction novels and short stories, so you can take a break from studying and explore other worlds! If you have a recommendation of a book to add, let us know and we can try to beam one up for you!
We have a range of DVDs that can be borrowed, so you can enjoy a relaxing movie night.
The Library holds books on study skills, academic writing, how to prepare a thesis, and how to deal with the challenges of the academic journey, which can help you to overcome any obstacle in your way.
We offer one-to-one online support for your academic career. We can advise on searching for what you need, managing your information and data, sharing and communicating your work, Open Access policies and more. To find out more and to book one to one support, contact the library team or use our online booking form.
We have curated a series of wellbeing playlists which you also might find useful to use as study aids. From cool synth or classical to uplifting pop or summer jazz, we hope there'll be a soundtrack for you.
Whilst our old collection of physical jigsaws is out of commission, we've created a series of virtual jigsaws featuring our own library spaces to challenge you on your work or study breaks.
You'll find more information regarding wellbeing and mental health in our online learning page.