iDiscover https://idiscover.lib.cam.ac.uk/

iDiscover contains most of the library collections at the University of Cambridge. Within the search box you will see three ways of searching iDiscover. Simply select one of the options at the top of the search box:

  • Cambridge Libraries Collections: books (printed and electronic), other physical library content and Apollo, the Cambridge institutional repository.
  • Articles and online resources: Articles online (both in peer-reviewed journals and from other sources), databases, electronic journals and other online content.
  • Everything: All of the resources covered by the Cambridge Libraries Collections and Articles and online resources searches.

Note the drop down arrow at the right of the search box where you can filter by individual library or narrow down to ebooks only.

Quick guides to using iDiscover can be found here https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/idiscover

Heritage online

Some of our older books are not visible in the iDiscover catalogue but you can still check our old catalogue Heritage.  Please note that we stopped updating this in March 2020. If you are having difficulty finding the resources you need please ask the Librarian.

Reading Lists online Access your Cambridge reading lists here https://cam.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/leganto/readinglist/lists

Ebooks@Cambridge

More information including a list of ebook platforms can be found here https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/cambridgeebooks

Databases

A complete list is available here https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/az.php includes details of new databases added and trials in progress.

Robinson DVD Collection

These can be found on the upper floor. Please bring the empty case to the library office to obtain the dvd.

Miscellaneous links

Cam Guides- information and digital essentials helping undergraduates and graduates prepare for studying at Cambridge https://camguides.lib.cam.ac.uk/

Cambridge University Reporter https://www.reporter.admin.cam.ac.uk/

Varsity online https://www.varsity.co.uk/

Newspapers online https://www.libraries.cam.ac.uk/eresources/newspapers

Who’s Who https://www.ukwhoswho.com/

Oxford English Dictionary https://www.oed.com/