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Faculty Library

Welcome to the Faculty Library

The Modern and Medieval Languages Library supports teaching and learning in European languages, literatures and cultures and in linguistics. The Library holds over 112,000 books and 3,400 films as well as European magazines and newspapers, e-books, e-journals and a small selection of scholarly print journals. MML undergraduates and MPhil students should find all the material they need for their studies in these collections.

The Library also includes a German research collection, the Beit Library.

Opening hours

Summer Vacation hours start on 12th June. We will be open 9.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday, closed Saturday & Sunday.

The Library will be closed for summer vacation from 17th - 31st August and will re-open on Tuesday 1st September.

Doors are locked 15 minutes before closing time and no more readers are admitted.

Library news

Looking Back and Moving Forward

31 July 2015

Today the MML Library marks its final day under the management of the Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages. On 1 August, the Library joins the University Library as part of the network of affiliated libraries at Cambridge. We will still be in the same place, but under new management. The MML Library team would like...

Computer Room closed July 22

21 July 2015

The MML Library Computer Room will be closed to users on Wednesday, July 22nd to allow time for an upgrade of all the PCs. The current computers will be replaced by 12 new PCs, thanks to the hard work of the MML IT Team. The Computer Room will re-open to users on Thursday, July 23rd at 13.00.

Welcome Cambridge Open Day Visitors!

2 July 2015

The MML Library is happy to welcome visitors from 9 am to 5 pm on July 2nd and 3rd. Please come and find out more about how the Library contributes to teaching and learning of 10 languages and linguistics. Tours are available on request.

Library Closing at 16.00 Today, June 29th

29 June 2015

The MML Library will close today at 16.00 to allow all staff to attend the annual MML Faculty garden party. We thank our users for their understanding.

Vacation Hours Start Friday, June 12th

11 June 2015

Vacation hours start on Friday 12th June when we will be open 9.00 - 17.00. During the summer, the Library will be open Monday - Friday from 9.00 - 17.00, with doors closing at 16.45. We are closed 17th through 31st August, re-opening Tuesday 1st September at 9.00. We wish all our users a very happy summer holiday!

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