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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

You must not visit any Cardiff University Library if you have symptoms of or have tested positive for COVID-19, or have been told to self-isolate by the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect (TTP) service.
When entering any of our libraries you will need to scan a Cardiff University QR code to register Test, Trace and Protect information to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 
All visitors must correctly wear a face-covering (unless exempt).
Monday 08:00 - 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.


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

First floor
Enquiry desk
Self service machines 
Second floor

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


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.
  • Parking for badge-holders is available on Park Place.
  • 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 4818
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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 Chemistry, Computer Science and Informatics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Mathematics