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Central Square Library

Central Square Library holds resources for the School of Journalism, Media and Culture.

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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 Central Square Library is only available to staff and students from the School of Journalism, Media and Culture due to restricted building access placed on us from the building owners. All other Cardiff University library members can request items from Central Square Library using LibrarySearch to collect at any university library. Any items may also be collected from and returned to Central Square reception during staffed hours (08:45- 18:00 Monday to Friday). There are no gates as you go into the building but there are access controllers on the lifts and from the stairs.

Central Square Library is located on the ground floor, mezzanine and first floor of the building.

Ground floor Quiet study area, self-issue terminal.
Mezzanine Periodicals and DVDs. A month's rolling run of every UK broadsheet and tabloid, plus the Echo and Western Mail.
First floor Monograph / book collection, self-issue terminal, theses, library enquiry desk and open access PCs.


  • There are accessible toilets on each floor of the building.
  • There is a ramp to the lift which is located to the left of the reception desk.

Central Square Library enquiries

+44 (0)29 2251 0928 / +44 (0)29 2251 0929
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Library location

Two Central Square
Central Square
CF10 1FS

Subject librarians

Andrew Blackmore

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

Phil Davies

Assistant Subject Librarian

Kate Wynne

Assistant Subject Librarian