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Biomedical Sciences Library



Biomedical Sciences Library Contact Details

Phone: 029 2087 4090
Extension: Cathays Campus: 74090 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 74090

Information Services
Cardiff University
PO Box 430
CF24 0DE

Additional information:

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

The location of the library is:

Museum Avenue
CF10 3AT

The Biomedical Sciences Library / TLRC (Teaching and Learning Resource Centre) is on the first floor of the East Wing of the Biomedical Sciences Building.

Book a group study room online!

Book a group study room online by completing the online booking form (Cardiff University username and password required). 


  • bookings can only be made for a maximum of 2 hours
  • consecutive bookings are not allowed

All room bookings are subject to our general Code of Conduct. Please note, other local policies may apply in some rooms.


  • Located on the first and second floors of the Biomedical Sciences Building
  • Access to the first floor for wheelchair users via a lift in the East Wing and through the library fire doors can be arranged
  • There are internal stairs between the floors. Staff will retrieve books from the shelves, please ask for assistance
  • An accessible toilet is situated on the ground floor of the building
  • Disabled parking is available on Park Place


Mrs Linda Davies

Position:Science and Biomedical Sciences Librarian
Telephone: 029 2087 0075Extension: Cathays Campus: 70075 / Heath Park Campus: 01798 70075

Mr Nigel Morgan

Position:Subject Librarian - Biosciences
Telephone: 029 2087 5037 / 6605Extension: Cathays:75037. Heath Park:01798 75037

Mr Rob Beadle

Position:Library Operations Manager
Telephone: 029 2087 9140 (Science) 029 2087 6605 (Biomedical Sciences)Extension: Cathays: 79140 / 76605. Heath Park: 01798 79140 / 76605

Mrs Elaine Richards

Position:Assistant Library Operations Manager
Telephone: 029 2087 5128 (Science) 029 2087 6605 (Biomedical Sciences)Extension: Cathays: 75128 / 76605. Heath Park: 01798 75128 / 76605

Mrs Kurda Saied

Position:Assistant Library Operations Manager
Telephone: 029 2087 5128 (Science) 029 2087 6605 (Biomedical Sciences)Extension: Cathays: 75128 / 76605. Heath Park: 01798 75128 / 76605



Opening hours

Normal Semester Dates 2014/15 (including both May Bank Holidays) Opening Hours
Monday to Friday8.45 to 21.30
Saturday10.00 to 17.30
Sunday12.00 to 17.00
Easter Recess 2015 Opening Hours
Monday 30th March to Thursday 2nd April9.15 to 17.00
Friday 3rd to Monday 6th AprilClosed
Summer Recess 2015 (Monday 15th June to Sunday 20th September) Opening Hours
Monday to Friday9.15 to 17.00
Saturday and SundayClosed
Monday 31st August (Bank Holiday)Closed



Further information

The Biomedical Sciences Library / TLRC provides information services to the School of Biosciences covering anatomy, biochemistry, neuroscience, and physiology.

Resources for loan include short loan and standard loan textbooks. The short loan photocopy collection, DVDs and videos, microscopes, slides, bones, teeth and anatomical models are available from the issue desk. Staff will advise on loans periods.

IT facilities and group study facilities are located on the upper floor of the library.

The current year’s journals are also housed in the Biomedical Sciences Library / TLRC, all earlier years are shelved in the Science Library.