Faculty of Oriental Studies Library, University of Cambridge

Last updated 12th January 2009 
Name of library Faculty of Oriental Studies
Address University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge. CB3 9DA 
Telephone 01223 335112 
Fax 01223 335110 
E-mail library@oriental.cam.ac.uk 
Website http://www.oriental.cam.ac.uk/guide1.html 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title C. A. Ansorge,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Undergraduate and graduate studies in Oriental Studies 
Terms of access Visitors free to look round. For use: application to Librarian or Faculty Chairman 
Opening hours Term M-F 09.00-17.30 ; Sa 10.00-13.00. Vacation 09.00-13.00 & 14.00-17.00 
Disabled access None 
Lending to other libraries & visitors ILL requests supplied via University Library. Through ILL requests. 
Number of volumes 65,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 385 
Current Periodicals 200 
Other materials Archives, maps, photos, slides, videos. 
Volumes added per year 1,500 
Coverage Hebrew Bible Studies. Beliefs and texts of Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. 
Special Collections Israel Abrahams collection on Rabbinics and Jewish history. Library of Pali text society. 
Research resource History and textual studies of Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism. 
Catalogue Type Computer 
URL of catalogue http:/newton.lib.cam.ac.uk:7303/ 
Other facilities  Photocopying, Internet access, CD-Roms.
Full Time Staff  2
Part Time Staff  4
Voluntary Staff  
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