Seeley Library


Here is how we are operating during the pandemic:

Visit the library

The Seeley will be closed between Monday 16th August and Monday 30th August 2021.

Out of term: The library will be open for two sessions a day on weekdays only. These sessions are between 10am-1pm and 2pm-4:30pm. You will need to book online via the link below in order to gain entry: 

During TermThe library is open to a limited number of readers between 10am-1pm and 2pm-6pm on weekdays. We will also be open between 12:15pm and 4:30pm on Saturdays. You must use the form below in order to gain access and everyone who can wear a mask should do so in the library. Study slots will be made available a week in advance. 

Virtual study sessions are also available 2pm to 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 1st to the end of term. You can book via the link below:

Click and Collect: We are operating a Click and Collect service (in term and out of term) so that you can get access to books quickly. Please complete the following two steps in order to submit a Click and Collect order:

Cambridge libraries are also working collaboratively to provide a Scan and Deliver service. Material for personal use and research should be requested via the University Library's service (available here: Material which is being scanned and uploaded to Moodle should be requested via the Seeley email address (; staff will send a form which will need to be filled in with all the relevant scanning information. 

Classes: The Seeley team are currently offering classes on using idiscover and literature searching for dissertations. You can book these online classes via the link below:

Speak to library staff: Book an appointment to meet virtually with a member of the Seeley Team. We can help you with literature searches, finding resources for your dissertation/thesis, referencing and storing information. Simply book an appointment via the following link: