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Library Catalogues

The College Catalogue contains details of all printed books, serials and audio-visual materials. All books are also entered in iDiscover, the online catalogue for the libraries of the University. However, iDiscover does not provide location information or current status of…

English

The study of English at Trinity enables students to explore the most far-reaching of questions about what it means to be human, to exist in the world and to share this world with other people. We believe, though, that these…

Trinity turns blue

Trinity’s iconic Wren Library turned blue last night in support of NHS staff and key workers across the UK. Dame Sally Davies, Master of Trinity, said: It’s wonderful to see the Wren Library turning blue in support of NHS staff…

Trinity on the Backs

We were delighted to be joined by alumni and guests across our two most recent events - 'Trinity on the Backs'. These 'picnic-style' events provided alumni with the perfect opportunity to return to Cambridge and enjoy Trinity with their friends…

Historical Overview

The history of Trinity goes back to the reign of Henry VIII and most of its major buildings date from the 16th and 17th centuries. The beauty and size of Trinity's courts attract visitors from all over the world, but…

Wren Library Displays

The Library is currently closed to visitors during the Covid-19 outbreak. We have created online display pages featuring some of the College's books and manuscripts here.

Trinity College Library (PW2)

Trinity College Library is the largest of the Cambridge college libraries with a total book stock of some 300,000 volumes. The modern College Library serves the needs of members of the College, particularly students of undergraduate taught courses. In addition…

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Trinity College makes its content available on a number of channels alongside its main website. These currently include:

From West Horsley Place to Trinity Library

Moving the collection The Crewe Collection arrived at Trinity in late 2015, a week before Christmas. The move was carefully planned, and preceded by months of visits to West Horsley Place, the last residence of the Duchess of Roxburghe, by…

Andrew Marvell: 400 years on

Professor Angela Leighton, Senior Research Fellow at Trinity, describes her creative response to the 400th anniversary of the birth of Andrew Marvell. 31 March 2021 is the 400th anniversary of the birth of Andrew Marvell (1621-78), poet and politician, one-time…

Nancy Pelosi meets Trinity’s trailblazing women

Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, was welcomed to Trinity by the Master, Dame Sally Davies and Serena Cole, President of Trinity College Students’ Union. The three women are all trailblazers in their respective roles. Dame…

REVIEW: Trinity on the Backs

We were delighted to be joined by alumni and guests across for 'Trinity on the Backs' on 31 July and 31 August. These 'picnic-style' events provided alumni with the perfect opportunity to return to Cambridge and enjoy Trinity with their…

Social Media

The Library has been active on social media since 2014. Our blog, Treasures from the Collection, focuses on the digitisation project, items from the Crewe Collection, and news of interest to the general public visiting the Wren and our website…

TriniTea: Sandy, Library

This mug was bought in the Hermitage on my one and only visit to St Petersburg in 2015. It's an image from a Lubok, a Russian popular print, and it shows Peter the Great. I use it almost every day…

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