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Aberconway Library

 

 

Aberconway Library Contact Details

Phone: 029 2087 4770
Extension: From Cathays Campus: 74770 / From Heath Park Campus: 01798 74770
Address:

Information Services
Cardiff University
PO Box 430
Cardiff
CF24 0DE

Additional information:

The address given above is the postal address for this library. 

The location of the library is:
Aberconway Building
Colum Drive
Cardiff
CF10 3EU

Aberconway Library is located on the ground floor of the Aberconway Building. The Aberconway Guest Study Centre is in the Guest Building next to the Aberconway Building. The European Documentation Centre (EDC) is located in the Aberconway Guest Study Centre.

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Access

 

Located in two adjacent buildings - Aberconway Library (Aberconway Building) and Aberconway Guest Study Centre (Guest Building)

    Aberconway Library
  • Situated on the ground floor, with a ramp at the entrance to the Library
  • Two parking spaces for disabled users
  • Accessible toilets on the ground floor of Aberconway Building
  • Low level enquiry desk
  • A service lift provides access to the 1st floor of the Library
  • Low level library catalogue terminals
  • Staff will retrieve books from the shelves, please ask for assistance
    Aberconway Guest Study Centre
  • All areas of the Aberconway Guest Study Centre are accessible for wheelchair users
  • Low level enquiry desk

Opening Hours

Autumn Semester 2014/15 (commences Monday 22nd September 2014) Opening hours
Monday to Friday8.45 to 21.30
Saturday10.00 to 17.30
Sunday10.00 to 21.30
Christmas Recess 2014/15 Opening hours
Monday 15th to Friday 19th December9.00 to 17.00
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st DecemberClosed
Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd December9.00 to 17.00
Wednesday 24th December to Sunday 4th JanuaryClosed
Spring Semester 2015 (commences Monday 26th January 2015) Opening hours
Monday to Friday8.45 to 21.30
Saturday10.00 to 17.30
Sunday10.00 to 21.30
Easter Recess 2015 Opening hours
Monday 30th March to Thursday 2nd April9.00 to 17.00
Friday 3rd to Monday 6th AprilClosed
Summer Recess 2015 (Monday 15th June to Sunday 20th September) Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday9.00 to 17.00
Wednesday9.00 to 20.00
Saturday10.00 to 17.30
SundayClosed
Monday 31st August (Bank Holiday)Closed

Aberconway Guest Study Centre / European Documentation Centre

Autumn and Spring Semesters 2014/15 Opening hours
Monday to Friday9.00 to 17.00
Saturday and SundayClosed
Monday 4th May (Bank Holiday)9.00 to 24.00
Monday 25th May (Bank Holiday)9.00 to 24.00
Monday 31st August (Bank Holiday)Closed
Christmas recess 2014/15 Opening hours
Monday 15th to Friday 19th December9.00 to 17.00
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st DecemberClosed
Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd December9.00 to 17.00
Wednesday 24th December to Sunday 4th JanuaryClosed
Easter Recess 2015 Opening hours
Friday 3rd to Monday 6th AprilClosed
Extended opening Monday 20th April to Saturday 6th June 2015 Opening hours
Monday to Friday9.00 to 24.00

Contacts

 

Ms Sally Earney

Position:Aberconway Library Manager
Telephone: 029 2087 5317Extension: Cathays Campus: 75317 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 75317
   

Mr Stephen Ratcliffe

Position:Subject Librarian - Business
Telephone: 029 2087 6010Extension: Cathays Campus: 76010 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 76010
   

Ms Alice Percival

Position:Subject Librarian
Telephone: 029 2087 6010 Extension: From Cathays Park: 76010, From Heath Park 01798 76010
   

Ms Annette Seeley

Position:Library Operations Manager
Telephone: 029 2087 5311 Extension: From Cathays Park: 75311 / From Heath Park 01798 75311
   

Ms Susan Smith

Position:Subject Librarian
Telephone: 029 2087 6010Extension: Cathays Campus: 76010 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 76010
 

Mr Scott Pryor

Position:Learning Resources Officer
Telephone: 029 2087 6011Extension: 76011

Ms Karen Williams

Position:Assistant Library Operations Manager
Telephone: 029 2087 5311Extension: 75311
   

Further information

Aberconway Library provides information services for Cardiff Business School. It has information resources in business, economics and transport.

The  library contains:

  • On the ground floor, all the loan collections of books including short loan books, the main collection and the photocopy collection. The collection of company reports is also on the ground floor.
  • A self-service book issue and return system, with a 24-hour returns service.
  • On the upper floor, the journals and newspaper backfiles, along with the reference collection which includes directories, market reports, statistical publications, abstracting and indexing publications, and PhD theses.
  • A lift between the two floors for disabled library users.
  • Informal browsing areas on the ground floor with newspapers and a digital plasma-screen TV showing news channels.
  • Silent study and research facilities on the first floor, with extra study spaces available in Aberconway Guest Study Centre (formerly known as Aberconway Guest Library).