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Using our libraries

As a member of Cardiff University, find all the information you need about using our libraries on the following pages:

Finding books and journals

Learn how to search our catalogue, LibrarySearch, with helpful FAQs and vodcasts. Get further information about how to find books on your reading lists. 

Borrowing, reserving and renewing

All the information you need about how to borrow, renew and return books. Also, find out how to reserve books that are out on loan and how to request books from other locations, including Inter-Library Loans.

Avoiding library fines

Fines are charged for the late return of items. Find out more information and see our top tips for avoiding getting fines!

Library membership

Information about library membership.




  • Student selecting books from shelves