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Genetics: Collections/ Physical Resources

Genetics Resources in Cambridge

Related biology print resources and library support are also available at the following libraries:

A full list of all the libraries in Cambridge can be found on the Libraries Directory.

iDiscover

Document Delivery Services

If you want to access material that is not available from a Cambridge library, please contact the Genetics Librarian in the first instance.

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:

The University Library runs a free Scan & Deliver service for current University staff and students, which provides scans (within copyright limits) of materials that aren't available electronically. Scans can be requested through the Scan & Deliver form linked on the UL website.

Electronic Legal Deposit

Found an item on iDiscover that looks really good but you get a message telling you that "online access is restricted" and you have to use a "designated PC"? Not to worry. There's a Guide to help you with that! 

You can find one of these designated PCs in the Genetics Department Library. Terminals are also available in many other Faculty and Department Libraries, at the Moore Library and at the UL.


The Electronic Legal Deposit terminal in the Genetics Library.

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