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Zoology covers a broad range of disciplines, including behavioural ecology, conservation, evolution, cell biology and palaeobiology. There are many specialist print and online resources for Zoology in Cambridge. These pages give you an overview of the resources and research support that is available.

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
  • Help and support from across the University of Cambridge

Zoology Library

Related Guides


Department of Zoology YouTube channel

Videos include:

  • ZooCast series of postgraduate students discussing their research and their experiences of studying in Cambridge.
  • Why choose Part II Zoology.