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Biological Sciences Libraries

LibGuides & CamGuides

Cambridge University Libraries have created a number of online library guides, called LibGuides, full of useful information and links to resources. 

CamGuides is a set of resources for students beginning undergraduate, taught Master's degrees or PhD research at the University of Cambridge.



LibGuides - Subject Resources

Find recommended resources for your subject as well as who to ask for help if you get stuck.


Guides on subject groups and triposes

Biological Sciences at Cambridge

Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos

Natural Sciences Tripos


Guides on individual subjects






Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Plant Sciences


Veterinary Medicine



LibGuides - Study Skills

Want to work more effectively and efficiently? Develop your academic and information practices with these guides. Here is a selection but many more can be found on the Study Skills LibGuides page.


Copyright for Researchers

Copyright for Students

Creating Conference Posters

Good academic practice and avoiding plagiarism

Reference Management

Research Skills

Systematic Reviews

Text and Data Mining

Wolfson College Academic Skills: Using AI for Academic Purposes


LibGuides - Physical and Digital Collections

Discover our physical and online collections and what can be available to support your studies. Some of the most relevant are listed below but more Collections LibGuides are available.



Document Delivery Services

Electronic Legal Deposit

Requesting printed material from the Library Storage Facility

Theses and Dissertations


LibGuides - Accessing Resources

Get help and support with accessing the various resources that are available through our libraries.


Borrowing from Cambridge Libraries

Cambridge Libraries: accessibility and disability



Library Essentials

Raven access to e-resources


CamGuides, a set of pre-arrival resources for undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students.


CamGuides for Undergraduates

CamGuides for Master's

CamGuides for PhD