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The Betty & Gordon Moore Library is currently offering an expanded range of online support services and new ways you can access our collections to help you learn, teach and research.

See individual zero contact services web pages for variations in availability. Please be aware that, due to the current lockdown restrictions, all services will be subject to change, possibly, at short notice and some services may have to be suspended. 

The Betty & Gordon Moore Library


More about the Moore

Below is our online library guide which serves as an introduction to the Moore Library, our blended range of library services and ways we can help you find and safely secure what you need to make your time at Cambridge a success.

Note: An accessible version of this document is available by clicking on the three dots (ellipsis) icon in the top right of the screen, and then by clicking 'Accessibility View'. You can also expand the document to full screen by clicking on the 'expanding arrows' icon, get a range of viewing options with the 'cog' icon, or pull up a page menu using the 'lines' icon in the bottom-right of the screen.


Key points

To support teaching and research at the University of Cambridge, the Betty & Gordon Moore Library provides the University’s major working collections in science and technology. This includes collections in mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, materials science, engineering, biological, chemical, earth and environmental sciences.

We are now able to provide a number of new Zero Contact Services to allow our users to safely access library study spaces and collections. These are as follows:


We have also expanded our range of online resources and support lines with our Online Learning Hub and Physical Sciences LibGuide which feature everything from tips on productivity and research resources, to advice on wellbeing and ways to get help.

Our colleagues at Cambridge University Library have introduced ways in which you can access their collections and spaces and you can find details of those here.

Our latest news updates are here and you can find the answers to some of the Library's other frequently asked questions (FAQs) here.

You can meet our library team here and you can delve into the history of our library here.


Got questions?

You are very welcome to e-mail the Library at if you have any queries relating to any of the above.


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