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Department of Psychology Library


Browsing the shelves for books? See how we classify and organise the books here, and feel free to come and access our collection

If you already know which book you want, you can find on IDiscover (the university catalogue) if Psychology Library has it. Make a note of the classmark and check if there is any extra information about the book.
  • If the book is available, you can pick it up from the shelf.
  • Classmarks starting with a number? You will find shelved in the MacCurdy Library collection (see below).
  • Classmarks starting with a letter? You will find shelved in the Main Library collection (see below). 
  • Large volumes are shelved on the bottom shelves on the right-hand side as you enter the Main Library.
  • You need to ask the Librarian for Special Reference or Store items here.


➤ Searching for books and e-books

Studying in the Library, Lent 2012

  • Search for books using IDiscover. Please check books out using the self-issue computer or the register paper.
  • Search for e-books using IDiscover selecting filter E-Books.


➤ ​Searching for journals and articles 


Journals are kept in five different locations: MacCurdy Library, Main Library, Library Office, Computer Room and the Archive Store. You can find it on IDiscover here (the University catalogue).


Use IDiscover or for full access to e-resouces on databases, check the Cambridge Databases A-Z.


➤ Searching for Theses, dissertations and projects


➤ If you cannot find what you are looking for in Cambridge


>How to use the Library<

Today's opening hours:




Daniele Campello (Library Information Supervisor)

Dr. Jasper Poort (Academic Librarian)

Cynthia Shen (Undergraduate Rep)

Sir Frederic Bartlett Archive