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Biological Sciences Libraries

Welcome to the Veterinary Medicine Library at the West Hub

The Veterinary Library has been relocated into the West Hub which is opposite the Veterinary Department.

Lorraine Leonard is the subject specialist librarian and responsible for Veterinary Medicine. Within the Biological Sciences Libraries Team, Lorraine provides services and support to veterinary students and members.

I am physically present and working in the library Tuesdays, Thursdays I work from home.

I am always available via my email or

If you are unable to find me in person, please do not hesitate to send me a message.

Library Services:

  • Information about resources, both print and online, that you have access to in Cambridge
  • Recommended resources, with tips on accessing and using them
  • Help and guidance for researchers
  • An overview of referencing and how tools can help you
  • Help and support from across the University of Cambridge


The West Hub, based at West Cambridge on JJ Thompson Avenue, is open to everyone during its operating hours. All access doors have power assistance. The veterinary library is located on the 3rd floor of the West Hub. The library is open to all as there is no restrictions on access, the general public is encouraged to use the building. There is a lift available from the ground floor.

The Hub has a variety of study spaces spread across the first and second floors of the building, including a range of comfortable booths and sofas, areas for group work and spaces designed for more focused individual study. There are a range of desk spaces at different heights located throughout the building. In addition, the building has a range of bookable rooms and pods.










Veterinary Library at the West Hub

Opening hours

The West Hub is open from 08.00 until 21.00 Monday to Friday.

Workspaces are available throughout the day on a first come first served basis.

The Library team are onsite from 09.00 until 17.00 with the North Room available from building open to close.

Contact Information:

Librarian: Lorraine Leonard



Postal Address:

The Library 
The West Hub JJ Thomson Ave
CB3 0ES 


Veterinary Librarian's Hours of work: 

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 - 3:30pm

Physically present in the library Tuesdays

Working from home Thursday

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For further information:

Email: Lorraine Leonard, Librarian