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The New Library

The New Library

The New Library is Magdalene’s working library.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the New Library is a purpose-built space in College for Magdalene students to meet, work, relax and find inspiration.

The New Library is open to Members of Magdalene College only.

Information about alumni visits and external access during vacation periods can be found on Visiting and Supporting the Library page.

 

Library Overview and Inductions

Key information about the College Library. Your College library provides you with a place to study, access to resources across all subjects and help and support from Library staff.

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Studying in the Library

A guide to the study spaces and facilities available in the Library and the rules and etiquette for using the Library space.

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Library Collections and Finding Items

An overview of the library’s physical and electronic collections, and how to search for and find items in the library

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Borrowing and Managing your Library Account

Guidance on borrowing, requests, returns and using other Cambridge Libraries

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Recommending Items

Users of the College Library are warmly encouraged to recommend items for purchase. If there is a copy of something you need and that we don’t have, recommend it!

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Accessibility and Welfare

Further help and support is available across the Cambridge Libraries for accessibility, disabilities and student welfare.

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Click and Collect

Use the click and collect service to ask staff to retrieve items and reserve them for collection.

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Visiting and Supporting the Library

Information on visiting the library and the library Donation Policy.

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The Robert Cripps Gallery

The Robert Cripps Gallery opened in November 2021 as a gallery space for visiting exhibitions and for displaying parts of the College art collection to the wider community.

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