Arts and Social Studies Library

The Arts and Social Studies Library contains collections on humanities, languages, psychology, social sciences, Welsh and Celtic studies.

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Opening hours

Extended opening hours from Tuesday 1 August to Thursday 24 August:
Monday to Friday 09:00-21:00
Saturday 10:00-17:30
Sunday Closed
Closed bank holiday Monday 28 August.
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday Closed

These are the opening hours for this week. View opening times for 2016-17

About

The building is on four floors and the entrance is on the ground floor.

Lower ground
Ground Social and behavioural studies, including psychology, education, sociology, social work and politics. Short Loan collection. myPrint pay station
FirstLaw, optometry and vision sciences
Second Humanities, including philosophy, religion and theology, archaeology, history, anthropology, art, language and literature, and modern Welsh and Celtic studies

Access

Entry to the building is via card-operated gates. Please note: Reference ID card holders and other visitors are permitted access to the building during staffed service hours only.

  • An accessible entrance for assisted entry to the building is located on the west side of the building at lower ground floor level. Entry is staff-mediated, use the intercom by the entrance.
  • A lift provides access to all floors of the library.
  • Two disabled parking spaces are available close to the Arts and Social Studies Library (by the railway line) which can be accessed from Colum Drive.
  • An accessible toilet is provided on the entrance floor.
  • Low-level catalogue terminals are available.
  • Staff will retrieve books from the shelves, please ask for assistance.
Arts and Social Studies Library

Arts and Social Studies Library enquiries

Email:
asslliby@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4818
Blog:
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Twitter:
asslliby

Library location

Arts and Social Studies Library
Colum Drive
Cathays
Cardiff
CF10 3EU

Postal address

McKenzie House
30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE


Subject librarians

Duncan Montgomery

Library Team Leader (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences), Subject Librarian (History and Archaeology)

Lindsay Roberts

Library Team Leader (College of Biomedical and Life Sciences), Subject Librarian (Medicine / Psychology)

Erica Swain

Subject Librarian (Language and Communication / Philosophy / Religious Studies)

Luisa Tramontini

Subject Librarian (Modern Languages / Politics)

Helen Price Saunders

Subject Librarian (Welsh)

Sarah Puzey

Subject Librarian (Social Sciences / Geography and Planning)

Andrew Blackmore

Subject Librarian (English Literature)