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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

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Key information


The Veterinary School Library is a departmental library, part of the libraries at Cambridge, who's aim is to support the teaching and research within the department. The main collection covers all aspects of veterinary medicine with a large emphasis on the clinical aspect. It also houses information on medical and scientific subjects that crosses over into veterinary medicine. The library houses an extensive range of books as well as journals. There is access to photocopiers; copying of articles and books is permitted only within the Copyright Law. The library has its own Wireless Network.

The library is located in the main building next to the reception. It is open for 24 hours a day for members of the Department and from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday for non-members

The library may be used by members and employees of the University on the production of a University card. Other may be admitted by prior arrangement.


Contact Information

The Librarian
Department of Veterinary Medicineimage2
Madingley Road

Tel: 01223 337633
email: The Librarian

Library Personnel

  • Librarian: Lorraine Leonard
  • Department officer responsible: Dr L Tiley

"Veterinary View" videos

The BVA/ITN production "Veterinary View" short films are now launched online. To view the trailer click here

To listen to the three Vet View debates:

Are more vet graduates a good idea?

Is veterinary education keeping up with the times?

Debating the future of the veterinary profession


Dr Joy Archer was awarded the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology Hall of Fame award. This is given to members of the clinical pathology community who have made outstanding contributions to veterinary clinical pathology during their careers. Joy was recognised for her role as a founding diplomate and past president of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology and her ongoing teaching of both undergraduates and residents. Joy is now one of only about 10 people worldwide to have this prestigious award.