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University IT Service Catalogue


Image Reproduction Services

Information For Users Of The Service Catalogue

The University IT Service Catalogue will be decommissioned in the Summer of 2021. This website is no longer being maintained.  

For the most up-to-date information regarding IT Services at the University of Cambridge, please visit:

The Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) Picture Library offers online access to collections information through its online Picture Library catalogue. 

Features and Benefits

Service Features & Benefits 

The web-based catalogue enables public access to the records stored in the Picture Library's centralised collections management database. It offers the following options:

  • order high quality prints from its unique image collections, either directly from the SPRI or through its commercial partners (Salto Ulbeek, Bridgeman Images)
  • search catalogue of modern photography; 20k+ images from expeditions; older resources which are being integrated into the master catalogue
  • order images for commercial and private use
  • platinum printing process, renowned for its aesthetic and archival properties
  • browse Freeze Frame - historic polar images - enabling the exploration of over 20k+ photographs from the 1800s and 1900s

Service Availability

Service Availability 

The catalogue is accessible 24/7 via self-service. 

Print orders will be processed during normal working hours:

Monday - Friday: 9am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.30pm

Charges will apply for all orders.

Support Information

Service Support Details 

If you have any enquiries, or wish to obtain photographs (either featured on the website or otherwise), please contact:
Tel: 01223 (3)36547

In Person:
Picture Library
Scott Polar Research Institute
Lensfield Road
Cambridge CB2 1ER

Service for:

Service Supplier
Scott Polar Research Institute