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Books

iDiscover (Cambridge-wide library catalogue)

The catalogues allow you to search for books and other items stocked by libraries, and to see and possibly renew the items you have on loan.

Advice on catalogue searching

What happened to Newton? How can I get the best out of iDiscover?

Electronic resources at Cambridge

Printed and electronic resources are increasingly interwoven, so we repeat the link here as a reminder.

Borrowing, etc.

Understand the procedures for borrowing, renewing and returning books, DVDs etc.

Vacation borrowing

Discover the special tradition of vacation borrowing, designed to be fair for all.

Recommendations, requests, holds and recalls

Find out how to recommend books for purchase, and how to get at books we already have, if they are not on the shelf.

Fiction for relaxation

Explore the "Armchair Corner".