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Bute Library

The Bute Library is situated on the first floor of the Bute Building and contains collections for geography, journalism, media studies, pharmacy, planning and social sciences. It also holds the British national daily and weekend newspapers.

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Opening hours

All Cardiff University libraries are currently closed.
Enquiry services will be managed via Ask a Librarian live chat and email between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Friday.
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

These are the opening hours for this week. View opening times for 2019-20


The Bute Library is situated on the first floor of the Bute Building on King Edward VII Avenue. Facilities include:

North corridor Geography and Planning books and journals
South corridor Social Sciences books
Journalism and Media Studies books (partial collection)
Newspapers (excluding the latest month's copies which are held in Central Square Library)
Entrance area
Lounge area
Reference collection
Pharmacy books
Pharmacy journals
New books
Study skills collection
Entrance area gallery Planning statistics
Environmental statements
DVD collection
Dissertations arranged alphabetically by author


  • Located on the first floor of the Bute Building, there is lift access from the ground floor and lower ground floor.
  • Two reserved disabled parking spaces are provided in the Bute car park. The side door from the car park is the main entrance route for wheelchair users.
  • An accessible toilet is situated on the first floor landing.
  • Low-level library catalogue terminals are available.
  • Staff will retrieve books from the shelves - please ask for assistance.

Bute Library enquiries

+44 (0)29 2087 4611
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Library location

Bute Building
1st floor
King Edward VII Avenue
CF10 3NB

Subject librarians

Rebecca Mogg

Education lead

Andrew Blackmore

Subject Librarian (Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies / Continuing & Professional Education)

Jonathan Jones

Subject Librarian (Geography and Planning / Psychology)

Sarah Puzey

Subject Librarian (Social Sciences)

Zoe Young

Subject Librarian (Optometry / Pharmacy)

Kate Wynne

Assistant Subject Librarian