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Library and Archive staff are happy to help you access academic resources, whether a printed or ebook, a journal article, or our rare book, manuscript, and archive collections. If you're not sure who to contact, please direct enquiries towards the Librarian, Colin Higgins, in the first instance.

Librarian Dr Colin Higgins ( has been Librarian of St Catharine's since 2010, having previously worked at the library of Christ's College Cambridge, and in Dublin, London, and Siberia. His doctorate examined the dramatic tools used by Plato in his depictions of the trial and death of Socrates. Colin supervises philosophy paper for the Classics Tripos, but his main research interests are now in library history. His book, Cataloguing and Managing Film and Video Collections, was published by the American Library Association in 2015.

Deputy Librarian

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Library Assistant

Heather Lund (
Sherlock (student) Librarian Qi Qi