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What to do if the book you want is out on loan

Print, Copy, Scan

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Suggest a purchase

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Find books, DVDs, journals

How and where to find the resources you need for your studies

Using the library

Find information on borrowing from and using the Library

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

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Contact us

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+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)

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