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Updated 14/10/2022

Psychology Library Use

  • Psychology Undergraduates Part IA & IB - Access the library from 9-12:30 and 13:30-17 Monday to Friday.
  • Psychology Undergraduates Part II - Full 24 hours access.
  • Psychology Postgraduates and staff - Full 24 hours access.
  • Cambridge students and staff - Access the library from 9-12:30 and 13:30-17 Monday to Friday.
  • Visitors - For an external user, please send your inquiry to psychology@lib.cam.ac.uk and depending on staff availability and library space, the librarian can arrange your visit. 

 

➤ Building and Library access

Psychology reception (ground-floor) opening hours: Mon-Fri 9-12:30 and 13:30-17. 

The Psychology library doors open from Mon-Fri 9-5. 

*Please note that if you do not have card access to the building you will not be able to enter the facilities out of those times.

 

➤ Rules:

  • Hand sanitisers are available around the library, and their use is highly recommended on the way in and out.

  • All books borrowed must be issued using the self-issue machine, the borrowing register slip, or at the Library desk.
  • Books must not be marked.
  • Food is not permitted in the library.
  • The library welcomes you with your drink in a mug or travel cup.
  • Belongings should not be left unattended.

ⓘ If the fire alarm sounds, please exit immediately. The fire assembly point is outside the Geography Department.

 

➤ Facility 

The Main Library Room: 12 study desks & 2 small sofas and 2 armchairs in the main library room.

MacCurdy Library Room: We have meeting table for 4-6 in the MacCurdy Psychopathology Collection room. Please note that this table is also booked for meeting and study groups, but the room will continue open to users access the shelves. 

The computer suite has 6 computers - On the 1st Floor, by the library. Collect your login and password from Computer Room 03 (Ground Floor) or email psychology.it@bio.cam.ac.uk if you are a first time user.

Electronic Legal Deposit Terminal(eLD) - On the 1st Floor, by the library, we have ONE terminal/computer to access the Electronic Legal Deposit. Using your Cam-Card and DS credits, you can print from PSY-FindMe DS-printer by the terminal.

Printer/scanner/copy - You can use the printer in the computer room or the printer room (room 111). To print, you need credit on your DS-Print account here

Binding machine (manual) - We have a self-service binding facility which costs £1.00 per spiral biding + covers. Please ask at the Library Office.

The Psych Sanctuary (student common room) - Next door to the library, equipped with vending machines for snacks and drinks, a fridge, kettle and microwave. Seating includes café style tables, easy chairs and bean bags. Fits 16-20 people.

Lockers - On the PsychSanctuary, we also have lockers that students can borrow for the academic year. A £10 deposit is required.

Toilets - Share toilets are available on the ground floor by the stairs and on the first floor by the PsychSanctuary. A ladies' toilet is situated on the third floor and a Gentlemen's toilet on the fourth floor.

 

Accessibility

The Library is on the First Floor of the main Experimental Psychology building. For full accessibility information of the library and building, visit the Accessibility Page for the Psychology Building.external link 

The librarian can make special arrangements if needed. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us by email library@psychol.cam.ac.uk.

 

See also: 

Psychology Library

Searching & Borrowing 

Collection

Psychol Support

  ↳ Library Induction

  ↳ Research Support 

  ↳ Letter from an Undergraduate

  ↳ Subject Guide 

  ↳ APA In-text citation style    

Facilities

  ↳ Building Accessibility 

  ↳ Find us  

  ↳ WI-FI, Printing and Software

Reading List Online

 

 

 

Address The Library 
Department of Psychology 
Downing Street 
Cambridge 
CB2 3EB
Telephone      01223 333554
Email psychology@lib.cam.ac.uk
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Today's opening hours: 

Access is restricted to Psychology members.

Mon-Fri 9 to 17

  • Students Part IA/IB 

24 hours card access

  • Students Part II
  • Postgraduates
  • Staff

 

People:

Librarian

Dr Mirjana Bozic (Academic Librarian)

Oliwia Stecko (Undergraduate Rep)

 

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