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Staff Contact Details

If you would like to contact Library staff through the website, please use our Ask a Librarian service. Alternatively, you are welcome to contact us using the details below.

Library Address: General Enquiries

The Classical Faculty Library
Sidgwick Avenue

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 335154


Lyn Bailey

As Faculty Librarian, Lyn is responsible for offering professional advice on all aspects of the Library Service, its policies and its future direction. She is also Secretary of the Faculty’s Library Committee.



howeAssistant Librarian

Stephen Howe

Stephen deputises for the Librarian when required. He also liaises with lecturers to obtain reading lists and match Library stock to student needs. He runs Library tours for new undergraduates in Michaelmas Term, and he is the Library representative on the Student-Staff Joint Committee.



PerielSenior Library Assistant

Alicia Periel

Alicia is mainly responsible for classifying and cataloguing books, processing invoices, and running the Issue Desk. She also maintains the periodical collection, including electronic journals, as well as updating the Library web pages and ordering new books. 



Library Assistant

Carmen Preston

Carmen shares responsibility for running the Issue Desk; and for procesisng, cataloguing and ordering new books. Carmen also helps to maintain the periodical collection. 


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Opening Hours and Contact Details

Full Term: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 19.00; Saturday 09.00 - 18.00 

Vacation: Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17.00; not open on Saturdays.

Please note: the Library door locks 10 minutes before closing time.

Tel: +44 (0)1223 335154

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