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Covering librarian: Roberto Inchingolo


The library holds approximately 4000 books and several periodical titles. A print out of the book catalogue is available in the photocopier room and all our holdings are added to the Newton Catalogue of the University Library.

For additional information about the Physiology Library, please consult the PDN LibGuide webpage.


Boyd Histological Collection (slides)
Dept. Officer Responsible: Prof. Graham Burton
The collection is also available at the Anatomical Society web site via the Human Embryo Database.

The Lovaton Veterinary Anatomy Library (reference only)
Situated in the Anatomy Building.
Dept. Officer Responsible: Dr David Bainbridge


  • 56 spaces for studying and research
  • Photocopying (cards available for purchase from reception during office hours)
  • Inter-library loans and bibliographic searches (please see covering librarian)

Undergraduate booklists

Part IA (1st year courses)

Part IB (2nd year courses)


Monday - Friday: 08.45 - 17.00 (librarian available 09.00 - 12.30 & 14.00 - 17.00)
The library is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Postal address

The Library (Floor C)
Department of Physiology,
Development and Neuroscience
University of Cambridge
Physiological Laboratory
Downing Street

01223 333821