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Fri 31 Jan 2020
14:15 - 15:15

Venue: Faculty of Divinity, Room 2

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Divinity Faculty: UL Orientation (session in Divinity Faculty building) plus Tour of the UL with focus on Theology, Religious Studies and the Philosophy of Religion

Fri 31 Jan 2020


We start with an orientation session at the Divinity Faculty (ca. 30 minutes), followed by a tour of the University Library (ca. 30 minutes) for Divinity Faculty members, led by members of the Divinity Faculty Library staff.

Target audience
  • Postgraduate students of the Divinity Faculty
  • Graduate students of the Divinity Faculty
  • Undergraduates of the Divinity Faculty
  • New academics at the Divinity Faculty
  • Further details regarding Cambridge University Library's eligibility criteria are available
  • You'll need to have a University of Cambridge card or a current Reader's Ticket to enter the library. For more information, please see the Admissions webpages

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 31 Jan 2020   14:15 - 15:15 * 14:15 - 15:15 * Faculty of Divinity, Room 2 map Matthew Patmore
* Optional session.
Topics covered

UL orientation

  • To learn your way around the University Library building and its print collections, in particular those related to Theology & Religious Studies
  • To understand the UL's classmark system and how books are shelved on each floor
  • To learn how to order from the closed stacks and find your book on the open shelves
  • To discover how to improve catalogue searches

Demonstrations and walking tour


Places on the tours are limited.


One session of sixty minutes (with a 30 minutes presentation plus 30 minutes tour)


A number of times per term


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