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Department of Zoology


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Zoology Library will be closed to users until further notice but some zero contact services are available. See the 'Covid-19 and the Zoology Library' webpage for more details.


Full Term

08:30-17:00, Monday to Thursday

08:30-16:30, Friday

Summer Vacation

08:30-16:30, Monday to Thursday

08:30-16:00, Friday

Christmas and Easter Vacation

08:30-17:00, Monday to Thursday

08:30-16:30, Friday



The Library Office is not always staffed. Any reader requiring assistance, including registration of their University Card to borrow books for the first time, should contact the  before they come to the Library. All readers who are not current members of the University must arrange their visit a minimum of 48 hours in advance with the .

Access out of hours is highly restricted - ask the  for more information.

For information on who the Zoology Library admits, and during which times, please see the Admissions page.

View the University of Cambridge Term Dates.

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