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Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre


Access Issues Contact

Ms Isla Kuhn
01223 336 756
01223 331 918

General Information

Branch of the University Library, located in the Clinical School building. Open to all members of the School of Clinical Medicine, other members of Cambridge University, to NHS staff, and to MRC staff working in Cambridge.

Opening hours

Open 8am–10pm Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm Saturday, and closed Sunday.

Physical Access


Level access to main entrance of Clinical School building, to low reception desk. Ask there for assistance if a first time visitor.

Number of floors

Located on levels three and floor.

Lifts and stairs

Lift to all floors. All stairs have continuous handrails.

Computer facilities

Large computer room within library, with level access from lift and plenty of space inside. Wireless internet in library, and network cards available from reception.


No fully equipped disabled toilets. Wide cubicles inside men's and ladies' toilets in basement. Wide cubicle in ladies' toilet in library.

General access

  • Spacious and carpeted, with plenty of workspace. Large desks and moveable chairs, some with arm rests.
  • Rather high and narrow shelves.
  • Access to upper floor of library is by lift, but please ask staff for assistance.

Visual Impairments

  • Magnifying glass available in library. Other magnification equipment could be acquired if necessary. Photocopiers available.
  • Mostly good, clear black on pale grey signage around the building. Bright labelling used for cataloguing.
  • Zoomtext software is available for clinical students. Collect USB dongle from library reception desk.

Hearing Impairments

  • No induction loop in library, although loops are installed in two lecture theatres in the building.
  • Carpeted and quiet.

The information on this page is the responsibility of Medical Library. The ADRC updates information as it is received from the Library. This page was last updated on 4 January 2013. To ensure the information contained here is current, please check with Medical Library.