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Science Library

The Science Library is located on the first floor of Main Building and contains collections on biosciences, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences, mathematics, and computer sciences and informatics.

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Opening hours

Monday 08:45 - 21:30
Tuesday 08:45 - 21:30
Wednesday 08:45 - 21:30
Thursday 08:45 - 21:30
Friday 08:45 - 21:30
Saturday 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

These are the opening hours for this week. View opening times for 2023-24


The Science Library is located on the first floor of Main Building, opposite the Council Chamber.

First floor
Enquiry desk
Self service machines
Loanable laptops 
Second floor
Reading Room

You can contact a subject librarian if you have a subject-specific question, or use our general contact details for any other queries.

Watch our short student-led video guide to the Science Library at Cardiff University.


Entry to Main Building is controlled by swipe card access after 18:30 weekdays and all weekend.

  • situated on the first floor of Main Building with ramp access at the main entrance and the entrance to the library
  • a service lift is available in the south wing
  • the information desks are both low-level
  • five disabled parking spaces are available in the Main Building car park
  • wheelchair accessible toilets are located on the ground floor
  • staff will retrieve books from the shelves, please ask for assistance

Science Library enquiries

+44 (0)29 2087 4085
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Library location

Main Building
1st floor
Park Place
CF10 3AT

Subject librarians

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Includes Biosciences and Medicine

College of Physical Sciences and Engineering

Includes Architecture, Chemistry, Computer Science and Informatics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy


AccessAble guide: Main Building

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