Welcome back!

Hope you’ve all had a lovely vacation! Please note the tiny change to our opening hours this term: Monday to Friday 9am-7pm Saturday and Sunday 1pm-6pm See you in the library soon!

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Vacation Opening Hours

Vacation opening hours start on Monday 9th December. We will be open as follows: Monday – Thursday, 9th – 12th December: 9:30am – 5pm Friday 13th: 9:30-12pm Monday – Friday, 16th – 20th December: 9:30am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday, 7-8th and 14th-15th: 1pm-6pm Closed from 21st December to 5th January inclusive We will re-open […]

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Vacation Borrowing

  Vacation loans start on Tuesday 3rd December. All requests (recalls) will be switched off so that books borrowed from that time onwards cannot be requested to be returned, thus creating the vacation loan. Requests will become active again on Tuesday 14th January. Remember to return any books you don’t need for the holidays.  

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New exhibition in the Benson Gallery

In celebration of Black History Month, we have an exhibition in the Benson Gallery focused on Nobel-winning writer Toni Morrison. The title of the exhibition, ‘free somebody else’, is taken from Morrison’s assertion that this is what we must do with our own freedom. The exhibition will run till the end of the month – […]

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Welcome

It’s nearly time! The whole EFL team are so very much looking forward to meeting our new students next week (and saying hello again to those returning!). Eeeek! If you’re new, you might want to take a quick look at our ‘Welcome’ page. 

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Some changes at the EFL

We’ve had a few changes this summer, all (we think) for the better! We’ve amalgamated American, postcolonial and British authors from the modern period, who are now all in E 74 and E 84. We’ve also created a new B section for general history and criticism relating to British Literature as a whole, and this […]

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Have you seen CamGuides yet?

CamGuides is a really useful resource designed to help new students prepare for their studies. It’s free, online, and packed full of helpful information. There’s a version specifically aimed at Master’s students, and one for Undergraduates, so take a look! In particular, new English Literature undergraduates might find the following pages particularly useful: understanding reading […]

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Library closed on Thursday 22nd August

Library staff need to carry out a small stockcheck exercise on Thursday 22nd August and subsequently will be closing the library for the day. Apologies for any inconvenience caused! We’ll re-open at 9.30am on Friday 23rd August.

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Summer Vacation!

Vacation borrowing started Monday 10th June We’re open 9.30-5.00 pm most weeks in the vacation but check the opening hours before you come Always available on email: efllib@hermes.cam.ac.uk

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Shakespeare resources for Easter term

Three of our top recommendations for Shakespeare resources this term: The Shakespeare Room – primary texts, secondary criticism, reference works, concordances, DVDs, CDs, and more. Downstairs to the basement, turn right, it’s all there. The RSC live collection (including Cymbeline), available through Drama Online Globe productions available through Drama Online and Digital Theatre+ More information […]

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