Seeley Library


Here is how we are operating during the pandemic:

Opening hours (during term): The library will be open to readers between 10am and 6pm between Monday and Friday. We will also be open on Saturdays between 11am and 4:30. Please note that you will need to book a slot to visit before you arrive. There are two slots during weekdays (10am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm) and two different slots on Saturdays (12 - 4:30pm). You must use the form below in order to gain access and everyone who can wear a mask should do so in the library. Out of term we will be open on weekdays for two slots each day (10am - 1pm and 2pm until 4:30pm).

Booking system: Please use the following form to book an appointment to visit the Seeley: 

Our services: As mentioned above, we will be open to readers who book via the online form. We are also operating a Click and Collect service (in term and out of term) so that you can get access to books quickly. You will then need to book an appointment to pick up the books from the library:

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. 

The Seeley Team will be available throughout term to provide support. Please contact us via email or phone if you need to speak to a member of staff.

Who can access the Seeley: Members of the University (who have a valid blue card).