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Resources for students and researchers studying plant sciences at Cambridge


Welcome to the subject guide for plant sciences!

There are many specialist print and online resources for plant sciences in Cambridge. These pages give you an overview of the resources and research support that libraries can offer. Whether you are a first year undergraduate, a Part II student writing a critical review essay, PhD student, early career researcher, or long-serving academic staff member, this subject guide has something for you!

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
  • Details and links to training and skills support for students and researchers

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Cory and Herbarium library

The Cory & Herbarium Libraries hold collections on practical horticulture, floras by geographical area, works on taxonomy and systematics, the Cory collection of early botanical and horticultural works, and the Simpson Collection of UK floras.

Plant Sciences Library

The departmental library collects material in the subject areas of plant sciences and ecology to support both teaching and research. 

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BrowZine allows you to browse new issues of online journals as you would if they were on display in the library. It enables seamless access to full text material. 

Help & contact

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Frankie Marsh
Department of Plant Sciences Library,
Downing Site,
+44 (0)1223 333930

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