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Access & Participation with Cambridge University Libraries

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Discover study skills support and resources for school students.

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About Unlocking Libraries

The Unlocking Libraries Project from Cambridge University Libraries aims to help University of Cambridge Schools Liaison Officers (SLOs) and Access Officers, as well as interested school teachers, find out more about the Access & Participation support available from Cambridge libraries, including College libraries, Faculty and Departmental libraries and the University Library.

These resources, sessions and support can be integrated into outreach and Access & Participation activities or used to supplement online learning for school students looking ahead to Higher Education opportunities.


How To Use This Site

For SLOs:

Schools Liaison Officers and Access Officers can use this site to find out more about the support we can offer, and help develop outreach and Access & Participation activities with Cambridge University Libraries.

For Teachers:

Teachers can browse study skills and learning resources that can be used in classrooms, or by students at their own pace, to help them with exams, projects and independent study.  This site will also help develop an understanding of how academic libraries can support school students in their current learning and their transition to Higher Education. 

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If you have any questions, our Contact page can help put you in touch with the right person to provide you with more information. 


Information on this site is correct as of 25/02/2022.

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