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Fitzwilliam Library Catalogue

College members may log in at the online system home page, to:

  • Search the Catalogue
  • Seek Assistance
  • Review Loans
  • Renew and Reserve books
  • Recommend new items for addition to stock

The online catalogue also gives information on availability and location of books. Consult the Classification Scheme for more information on locating a book in the Library.

You can also use the University Catalogue to search any library in Cambridge.


When searching the catalogue, you will see a number of fields:

  • Collection refers to the location of the book.
  • Classification gives the classmark, so you can find the book on the shelves in that location.
  • Status gives the availability of the book. Please ask the staff when the Status is not "Available".


College members are given an initial password which should be changed immediately. If you have forgotten your password or do not have one, log in using the 5-character code (V****) on the back of your University Card, and follow the instructions.

Library books