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Department of Genetics


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

Please refer to the dedicated section of the Genetics LibGuide, which provides an up-to-date overview of available services across Cambridge University Libraries.

General advice and guidance for staff and students can be found on the central University page on Coronavirus, and on the Stay Safe Cambridge Uni page.

Welcome to the Department of Genetics Library

Please do not visit the library physically without contacting the library .

Useful information on resources (print and online) and research support can be found on the Genetics LibGuide.

Online Library Services

The Library provides access to a wide range of online resources, information, and services, including:​

Any questions? Contact us! 

Contact information

Librarian: Mehves Dignum  Academic Librarian: Dr John Welch

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E-mail :  

Phone : 01223 333973 


Contact the Genetics Library

Phone: 01223 333973

Postal address:

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

Librarian: Mehves Dignum
Academic Librarian: Dr John Welch

E-journals listing

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

Finding things in the library

This image of the Genetics Library from the entrance shows you where things are located


Search iDiscover for books, journals and research papers.