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Biological Sciences Libraries

Biological Sciences Libraries Team

Contact your Biological Sciences Librarian

Located in different departments, the Biological Sciences Libraries Team works together to provide excellent services across the School of Biological Sciences. With specialized subject librarians supporting you in your local department, you will find that each member of our team has unique expertise providing a wide range of services and support. 

Email the Biological Sciences Libraries Team:

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Jane Acred (she/her) - Zoology 

Jane looks after the Department of Zoology Library and has lots of different expertise including looking after many of our undergraduate reading lists, managing a very exciting zoological special collection and much more! 

➤ Contact Jane

 Zoology Library webpage






Funmike Ifie (she/her) - Biological Sciences Librarian

Funmike is the Biological Sciences Librarian and manages the Biological Sciences Libraries Team.

Funmike advocates for the School of Biological Sciences, promoting the School’s interests to and fostering relationships with various stakeholders.

She has skills and expertise in information, research, and knowledge management.

➤ Contact Funmike





Lorraine Leonard (she/her) - Veterinary Medicine 

Lorraine looks after the Veterinary School Library offering services to students, researchers and a busy veterinary hospital.

She also offers lots of research support to her academic users and is very knowledgeable on topics such as Open Access and Symplectic Elements.

➤ Contact Lorraine

➤ Vet Library webpage






Frances Marsh (she/her) - Plant Sciences, Cory and Herbarium Libraries

Frankie looks after the Department of Plant Sciences Library and the Cory and Herbarium Libraries, offering support to students and staff in the Department of Plant Sciences and Cambridge University Botanic Garden.   

➤ Contact Frankie

➤ Plant Sciences Library webpage and Cory & Herbarium Libraries webpage






Alina Wanitzek (she/her) - Psychology 

Alina looks after the Department of Psychology Library. When she isn't running their library service, she's involved in lots of different parts of her department as she is also the webmaster and looks after Reading Lists Online for Psychology courses.

➤ Contact Alina

➤ Psychology Library webpage





Lucy Woolhouse (she/her) - Genetics and Research Support 

Lucy looks after the Department of Genetics Library and also offers research support across the wider School of Biological Sciences.

➤ Contact Lucy

➤ Genetics Library webpage