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Book a group study room online by completing the online booking form (Cardiff University username and password required). 


  • bookings can only be made for a maximum of 2 hours
  • consecutive bookings are not allowed

All room bookings are subject to our general Code of Conduct. Please note, other local policies may apply in some rooms.


Trevithick Library Contact Details

Phone: 029 2087 4286
Extension: Cathays Campus: 74286 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 74286
Trevithick Library

Information Services
Cardiff University
PO Box 430

Additional information:

The address given above is the postal address for this library.

The location of the library is:

Trevithick Building
The Parade
Newport Road
CF24 3AA

The Trevithick Library is located on the first floor of the Trevithick Building in The Parade off Newport Road.


  • The Trevithick Library is located on the first floor of the Trevithick Building
  • Disabled parking spaces are available close to the library outside the Trevithick Building
  • An accessible toilet is available on the ground floor
  • Staff will retrieve books from the shelves if required, please ask for assistance


Mrs Ruth Thornton

Position:Trevithick Librarian and Subject Librarian Computer Science and Engineering
Telephone: 029 2087 5703Extension: Cathays Campus: 75703 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 75703

Mrs Nicola Jones

Position:Subject Librarian – College of Physical Sciences
Telephone: 029 2087 5128 (Science) 029 2087 5418 (Trevithick)Extension: Cathays: 75128 / 75418. Heath Park: 01798 75128 / 75418

Mrs Catherine Tagg

Position:Operations Manager
Telephone: 02920876573Extension: Cathays Campus: 76573/ Heath Park Campus: 01798 76573


Opening Hours

The computer room (T1.06) is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, including holiday periods when the library is closed.
Summer Recess 2015 (Monday 15th June to Sunday 20th September) Opening Hours
Monday to Friday8.45 to 17.00
Saturday and SundayClosed
Monday 31st August (Bank Holiday)Closed


The Trevithick Library provides information services for:  

Further information 

Journals published before 2004 are held in an external Store and can be requested using one of the green Store request forms available in the Trevithick Library. Older journals may be borrowed for one week but current issues can only be used in the Library.

In addition, many journals are available electronically.  You can access these using LibrarySearch or from Electronic Journals.

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