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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Easter Vacation opening hours

Congratulations on a Lent term well done (especially those submitting portfolios right now!) We’re open this Saturday 16th March (1-6pm), but closed on Sunday 17th March. Please use Sidgbox outside the library if you need to return anything. Regular opening hours over the Easter vacation: Monday – Friday, 9.30am-5pm (last admission at 4.40pm) Saturdays and […]

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Vacation Borrowing!

Vacation borrowing at the EFL has now begun – everything you borrow or renew now (including DVDs and short loans) will be due back on Thursday 25th April. To check what you have on loan and renew your books, please go here: If you have any trouble renewing your books, please contact the library on […]

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Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996

Trial access to the digital archive Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996 is available for March 2019 for members of the University of Cambridge. From the beginning of World War II through the end of the twentieth century, the mass movement of peoples caused problems for governments around the world. Responses to legal immigration, […]

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Online Timelines

Don’t forget our online literature timelines The Cambridge Literature Timeline American Literature¬† Postcolonial Timeline¬† Modern Poetry and more Use them for: Starting a paper: Browse the timelines to get a broad idea of the historical and literary scope of a paper. The postcolonial and American timelines are ideal for getting a head start on the […]

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