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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

Monday 08:45 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:45 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:45 - 18:00
Thursday 08:45 - 18:00
Friday 08:45 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

These are the opening hours for this week. View opening times for 2018-19


The Central Square Library is only available to 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 and collect them at any University library. Cardiff University library members can also have items brought to them, or return books from any of our libraries at the reception desk within library opening hours (08:45 to 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

Library location

Two Central Square
Central Square
CF10 1FS

Subject librarians

Andrew Blackmore

Subject Librarian (Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies / Continuing & Professional Education) and Subject Librarian contact for the School of Social Sciences

Phil Davies

Assistant Subject Librarian

Kate Wynne

Assistant Subject Librarian