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Why are Cambridge University’s librarians judging ‘problematic’ books?

28 October 2023

5:00 PM

28 October 2023

5:00 PM

Librarians across Cambridge University are on the look out. Their target, among the ten million-odd volumes in the main library and in the independently-run libraries of the colleges, is ‘problematic’ books.

‘We would like to hear from colleagues across Cambridge about any books you have had flagged to you as problematic,’ a memo sent to colleges by the University Library read.

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