The Haddon Library

The Haddon Library
[The Canonical
The Canonical Stack—book sculpture by
Christopher Evans and Issam Kourbaj (photograph, David Webb). The sculpture was an arrangement of books, mainly from the Haddon Library, and was photographed in situ there on 8 March 2008. All the books are now back in their normal use.

The Haddon Library serves the staff, research students and undergraduates of the University, together with members of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Staff and students of other Universities are welcome to read here, on production of evidence of academic bona fides. Other visitors should enquire in advance.

The Haddon Library Donation Button

You can donate to the Haddon Library online. Or, if you prefer, read the library's appeal and then donate online. Start by clicking the 'Give Online' button above. Thanks!

News and Events

Use Newton when LibrarySearch crashes

Newton is older and clunkier and doesn’t let you search all the libraries at one go — but just now Newton is staying up rather better than LibrarySearch, and you might find you prefer it.

If you’re in LibrarySearch and want to slip over to Newton, you’ll see the word ‘Newton’ among those options shown in the black line at the top of the screen. Click on ‘Newton’ and you’ll be taken straight there.

Powerpoint demonstrations of Haddon Library ways in McDonald Institute Seminar Room

The demonstrations will be at the following times next week:

Mon 12 Oct 10:00-11:00 (1hr)
Tues 13 Oct 10:00-11:00 (1hr)
Weds 14 Oct 10:00-11:00 (1hr)
Thurs 15 Oct 10:00-12:00 (2hrs)

The McDonald Institute is at CB2 3ER, on the Downing Site, the tower called ‘Courtyard Building’ on the University’s map.  The Seminar Room is on the ground floor, to your right as you enter the building.

Booking’s not essential, but we’d like some idea of how many people to expect.  Could you please mark on this Doodle poll if you’re hoping to attend?

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