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Unlocking Libraries

Access & Participation with Cambridge University Libraries

Library Spaces: Explore Libraries Online

The Perfect Desk

With over a hundred different libraries with many and varied collections, the University of Cambridge provides the best possible resources to enable students to excel in their chosen subject. This film invites you to find out from current students what they most value about the rich diversity of Cambridge's libraries and the ways in which each library becomes not simply a repository of books on their reading lists but their own unique space.


Virtual Tours

Explore inside Cambridge libraries with these virtual tours, to supplement school visits, or to use in classrooms and online sessions for those unable to come to Cambridge in person.

The Jerwood Library, Trinity Hall

See inside a Cambridge College library

St John's College Library

A walking tour of a Cambridge College library

The Betty and Gordon Moore Library

Explore one of Cambridge's science libraries

Queens' College Old Library

Filmed for Open Cambridge 2020,  follow a librarian into Queens' College Old Library and discover its treasures

King's College

King's College Library has an interactive 360 degree virtual tour on its website.

Cambridge libraries are also featured among the locations you can tour on the University of Cambridge Virtual Tour website.

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