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Genetics Library - Introduction

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Welcome to the Department of Genetics Library

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

In addition to everything you need to know about us, we've put together curated lists of resources you might find helpful.

The Library is staffed 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday.

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

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. 

Any questions? Contact us! 

Contact information 

Librarian: Mehves Dignum  Academic Librarian: Dr John Welch


E-mail : 

Phone : 01223 333973 

Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH

Contact the Genetics Library

Phone: 01223 333973

Postal address:

Genetics Library
Department of Genetics
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
Cambridge CB2 3EH
United Kingdom

Academic Librarian: Dr John Welch


Search iDiscover for books, journals and research papers

E-journals listing

The A-Z e-journals listing in the E-resources LibGuide will explain exactly what we have access to