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Marshall Library


The Marshall Library's main purpose is to support teaching and research in both the Faculty of Economics and in the Centre of Development Studies.

It aims to do this ...

  • Through the selection and acquisition of a mixture of relevant print and electronic resources and;
  • Through the promotion of effective usage of these resources, those of Cambridge University Library Service and of related online resources worldwide.

In July 2015 we had nearly 25,000 books on the open shelves.

In addition we have many more books in the Basement, Reserve, Rare Books and Archive section of the Library, plus working papers, journals, and pamphlets. The basement holds more than 50,000 items.

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Mary Paley Study Room



The Mary Paley Room is a group study space located within the Marshall Library that can be booked by groups of two or more students. Click here to check room availability and to make a booking.

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