Library News

September 2017

New Library Borrowing Rules

7 September, 2017 - 10:48

All of the libraries at the University of Cambridge are switching to a new underlying database at the end of the year which means that that we need to change the rules about how many books you can borrow and for how long. Starting today, the new rules for the Wolfson Library are:

July 2017

Library Room Closures August 2017

10 July, 2017 - 16:42

Due to refurbishment works in August, we will need to close the following rooms for these dates: Reading Room (first floor): 7-22 August Sir David Williams Room (ground floor): 14-25 August We are terribly sorry about the inconvenience this might cause. If you have any questions, please email the library on

March 2017

Easter Vacation Borrowing 2017

10 March, 2017 - 10:41

December 2016

Library Holiday Openings

21 December, 2016 - 10:06

The Wolfson Library will be open 24/7 during the holiday season, with the following exceptions: Christmas closure The Library will be closed from 6pm on Saturday 24 December until 7am on Tuesday 27 December New Year closure The Library will be closed from 6pm on Saturday 31 December until 7am on Monday 2 January Best wishes for a happy and quiet holiday season!

November 2016

Winter Vacation Borrowing 2016

25 November, 2016 - 10:16

September 2016

iDiscover to Replace LibrarySearch

20 September, 2016 - 12:00

Starting today, September 20th, the University’s libraries are launching a new search system called iDiscover This new system searches books and articles (and other electronic resources), and replaces both LibrarySearch and LibrarySearch+. iDiscover has several benefits over the old system, and help for using is it is available at

June 2016

Summer Vacation Borrowing 2016

3 June, 2016 - 12:26

March 2016

Easter Vacation Borrowing 2016

4 March, 2016 - 10:28

December 2015

Holiday Open Hours

14 December, 2015 - 17:41

The Wolfson Library (including the Reading Room, the Computer Room and the Sir David Williams Room) remains open as usual (24/7) for much of the Christmas vacation, except for: Christmas closure The Library will be closed from 6pm on Thursday 24 December until 7am on Sunday 27 December. New Year closure The Library will be closed from 6pm on Thursday 31 December until 7am on Saturday 2 January. If the library is unstaffed, please email with any questions.

November 2015

Winter Vacation Borrowing

27 November, 2015 - 10:31

October 2015

Spacefinder Launches Today!

6 October, 2015 - 09:44

Hi all. Spacefinder, a mobile-friendly site launched today which you might find useful.

September 2015

Welcome to the Wolfson Library

28 September, 2015 - 09:27

Hello! The Wolfson College Library welcomes you.

June 2015

Summer Vacation Borrowing

5 June, 2015 - 14:22

Borrowing for the long Summer holiday is now available.

April 2015

New Coffee Machine in the Library

15 April, 2015 - 13:39

By popular demand, we now have a coffee machine in the basement of the library! It makes various kinds of coffee, as well as tea and hot chocolate.

March 2015

Easter Vacation Borrowing

6 March, 2015 - 11:01