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The Library of the Scott Polar Research Institute is the world's premier polar information centre. It supports the current interdisciplinary research of the Institute, is open to the public and provides a warm welcome to anyone wishing to know more about the Polar Regions.

Sited within a department of the University of Cambridge, SPRI Library is a resource of national and international importance consulted by governments, industry, scientists and scholars.

Catalogue    - new!

Our library catalogue covers the literature of all subjects relating to the Arctic, Antarctic, and snow and ice, published in a wide range of languages. It includes detailed records for many individual articles and book chapters, as well as books and journals.

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SPRI Library offers a collection developed since the 1920s of over 52,000 monographs and  special collections; as well as maps, pamphlets, DVDs and theses. Eighty current print journal subscriptions augment the vast e-resources available to researchers across the University of Cambridge.

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