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Click and collect

Click & Collect

Click & Collect is a free service through which anyone based in the Department of Geography can request books to be retrieved from the Geography Library’s collections. Books can be collected from us at an agreed time during our staffed hours.

Students and staff from other faculties and departments will need to contact us to arrange an appointment to pick up their books.

Book returns

Book returns

Members of the Department of Geography can return their library books to the drop-off box located in the basement outside the undergraduate common room in the Main Building. We will ensure that your books are returned off your account shortly after.

Scan & Deliver

Scan & Deliver

Scan & Deliver enables you to order scans of book chapters and journal articles which are held by Cambridge University Libraries and which are not currently available in electronic format. Requests are subject to relevant conservation approval and copyright permissions.

This service is provided through the main University Library.

 Cambridge LibGuides page.

LibGuides Electronic Resources

Your comprehensive online information and study resource for studying Geography at University of Cambridge.

  • Referencing Guide
  • Study Skills
  • Electronic Resources
  • Help accessing electronic resources
Electronic dissertations

Electronic dissertations

A selection of dissertations from recent undergraduates, and Conservation Leadership MPhil placement reports, are available for reading access online to current Geography students. Titles and abstracts of the available dissertations are presented on the dedicated page linked above: you may request permission from library staff to read these documents online by completing a request form – all documents are stored centrally and will be authenticated using your Raven credentials.