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Centre of African Studies Library

Jennifer Skinner (Library Manager), Ann Graham-Kafoury (non-staff, visitor), Ben Carson (Senior Library Assistant)

The African Studies Library is situated on the third floor of the Alison Richard Building, within the Centre of African Studies.

  • Access is step-free from street-level, and there is a lift available to reach the third floor.  Doors are wide, although heavy. Please get in touch if you need any assistance or adjustments ahead of visiting!
  • There are disabled bathrooms on each floor, and gender-neutral bathrooms on the first to third floors of the building.
  • There is a map to the building and a floorplan of the library further down the page.


African Studies Library

University of Cambridge

3rd Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

Cambridge, England


Please get in touch with Ms. Jenni Skinner (Library Manager) or Mr. Ben Carson (Senior Library Assistant) with any enquiries.


Telephone: 01223 (3)34398 

Location on Cambridge University Map:

Library Floorplan

Meet the lovely staff!

Click on the menu links to see Jenni and Ben's profiles.