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Selwyn Library


Selwyn Library is currently closed. If you have an enquiry, please email and we will get back to you as soon as we are able.

Our Easter Term guide includes information on finding and requesting ebooks and journal articles, help with working remotely, and ideas for taking a break.

Information on returning books and other library material to Selwyn and to other Cambridge libraries may be found in our online guide to book returns for this summer.

Check your account
View loans, requests, and more in your library account
Request or share a book
What to do if the book you want is out on loan
Print, Copy, Scan
See options for printing and copying in College
Suggest a purchase
Suggest a book or DVD for the Library to buy

How and where to find the resources you need for your studies
Find information on borrowing from and using the Library
Library and academic skills help available in Selwyn Library and elsewhere in Cambridge
Find the academic material you need for every aspect of your studies

Opening Hours

Term: 07:00-02:00
Vacation: 07:00-midnight
Open to all members of Selwyn
Visitors by appointment


Up to 20 items
Undergraduates: 1 week
Graduates and Fellows: 4 weeks
All items will automatically renew unless requested by another library user
Full borrowing information here

Contact Us

Email the Library
+44 (0)1223 335880
College Librarian: Sonya Adams
Assistant Librarian: Michael Wilson (p/t)
Library Assistant: Katie Turner (p/t)
College Archivist: Elizabeth Stratton (p/t)
Find out more about the College Archives
Email the Archivist