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Fri 5 Oct 2018
11:30 - 13:00

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 5 Oct 2018


We start with an orientation session at the Divinity Faculty (ca. 45 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 5 Oct 2018   11:30 - 13:00 * 11:30 - 13:00 * Faculty of Divinity, Room 2 map Clemens Gresser
* 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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