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COVID Update 27th January 2022

We are open 24/7 to current members of the College. Face coverings are no longer required but we do strongly encourage face coverings in the Library where social distancing cannot be maintained or as a courtesy to others if they request it. Further information about using the Library can be found on our Hughes Hall Library Services Moodle site www.vle.cam.ac.uk.

Contact the Library Team

Email us at library@hughes.cam.ac.uk.

Library Guide

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Recommend a Book

We aim to provide core printed resources for undergraduate courses and for many taught masters courses. If we don’t have the book you need for your course, please complete our book request form. (If the book you need lies outside this scope, we recommend you contact your faculty librarians.)

To request the purchase of an ebook, contact the University Library: www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/book-recommend

Special Collections

See the Ohtake Collection page for information about our magnificent collection of First World War poets, editions of works by and about Ted Hughes, and fine print and private press books.

For information about our College Archives, click here: www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/student-centre/academic/library/archive/