The Palaeontology Department provides a number of resources and facilities for research visitors to fossil mollusc collection.
The Palaeontology Department has a visitor’s room equipped with:
Visitors may use this room by prior arrangement with either the Collections Manager or Mollusc Curator.
There are also bench spaces within the collection area which provide natural light.
The Cox Library is well stocked with
on all aspects of fossil and, to a lesser extent, present-day Mollusca (principally bivalves and gastropods).
It is arranged by stratigraphy and countries.
It also houses:
Access to the Cox Library can be requested from the Collections Manager.
There is bench space located a short distance away from the cephalopod collection, with access to compound microscopes. Bench space is allocated by the Cephalopod Curator.
The Buckmann Library contains
on all aspects of fossil cephalopods.
Access to the Buckman Library can be requested from the Collections Manager or Cephalopod Curator.