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Health Library

The Health Library is located in the Cochrane Building and contains collections on nursing, midwifery, allied health, medicine, medical and biological sciences.

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Opening hours

Easter opening hours:
The Health Library will remain open 24 hours a day during the Easter period, 19-22 April. Access will be via ID card only.
The enquiry desk will be staffed until 19:00 on Thusday 18 April, open between 09:00 and 17:00 on Saturday 20 April, and will then re-open on Tuesday 23 April at 08:30. Please note that, during this period, no requests will be processed.
Monday 24 hours
Tuesday 24 hours
Wednesday 24 hours
Thursday 24 hours
Friday 24 hours
Saturday 24 hours
Sunday 24 hours

These are the opening hours for this week.


The Health Library is located on the ground, first and second floors of the Cochrane Building.

Library skills training for staff and students in Biomedical and Life Sciences subjects is also available in the library.

Ground floorSocial Learning zone
First floorOpen-Access computers
Books and journals
Enquiries desk
Second floorSilent Study zone
Group study rooms
Open-access computers


  • Entrance between 07:15 and 18:00, Monday to Friday, and 09:00 - 17:00, Saturday, is via the main entrance doors.
  • Outside these hours, the building maintains swipe-card access; a Cardiff University or library photo ID is required to gain admittance.

Health Library enquiries

+44 (0)29 2068 8137

Library location

Cochrane Building
Ground, 1st, and 2nd floor
Heath Park
CF14 4YU

Subject librarians

Lindsay Roberts

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

Mari Ann Hilliar

Subject Librarian

Delyth Morris

Subject Librarian (Medicine)

Elizabeth Gillen

Subject Librarian (Nursing, Healthcare and Midwifery)

Lucy Welch

Subject Librarian (Healthcare Sciences)

Alyson Edenborough

Assistant Subject Librarian (College of Biomedical and Life Sciences)