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Welcome to the Plant Sciences Library

You'll find all the information you need about the library, and what we can offer, on our Plant Sciences LibGuides site, including support for Open Access, data management, publishing, copyright and plagiarism and more!


Information about available library services and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please refer to the information on the University Library website, which includes information on faculty and departmental libraries:

Please refer to the central University website which contains advice and guidance for staff and students:


The Library is staffed 8.30 am- 12.15 pm Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri.

Swipecard access is available out-of-hours for members of the Department. For building opening hours.

Visitors should make themselves known to the Department Reception and to the library on each visit. If you have a disability or injury that affects your use of the library, please , in advance where possible, of any assistance you need. 

Please note that there are two other libraries associated with the Department which also hold material of interest. The Herbarium Library and much of the material from the Cory Library are now housed in the same space - in the Sainsbury Laboratory in the Botanic Garden. An appointment must usually be made to visit either of these. Visitors to the Herbarium Library need to contact .

Any questions? Contact us! 



Tel: 01223 333930



Contact details

Please use e-mail if possible :

Dept. of Plant Sciences
University of Cambridge
Downing St, Cambridge CB2 3EA
Phone : 01223 333930

Librarian : Mehves Dignum
Academic Libn : Dr Lauren Gardiner