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Information about the Plant Sciences Library, including information for researchers


Information about available library services and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please refer to the information on the University Library website, which includes information on faculty and departmental libraries:


The Plant Sciences plays a role in the many fields of research associated with plants including food production, renewable energies, materials, synthetic biology, ecology, and more.

The Plant Sciences Department teaches in Biology of Cells, Evolution & Behavior, Mathematical Biology and Physiology of Organisms Cell and Developmental Biology, Ecology and in Plant & Microbial Sciences and also contributes to the Natural Sciences Tripos . 

Online Support During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

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Our Library Team, Biological Sciences Libraries, are offering online 1-2-1 support using Google Meet, Microsoft Teams or Zoom. To request this please use our online form. We are able to provide you with guidance on finding online resources effectively, including database searching, ebooks and Open Access resources.

Some publishers are providing access to additional resources during the COVID-19 outbreak and a live list of what is available is being collated and updated regularly.

Alternatively, contact your local Biological Sciences Librarian by email, or contact the whole Biological Sciences Libraries Team by emailing

What on this guide?

On this guide, you'll find:

  • Information about brilliant resources, both print and online, that you have access to in Cambridge
  • Recommended resources, with tips on accessing and using them
  • Help and guidance for researchers
  • An overview of referencing and how tools can help you
  • Lots of help and support from across the University of Cambridge

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