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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


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

Ms Sally Earney

Position:Library Customer Services Manager
Telephone: 029 2068 8154 / 029 2087 9140Extension: 88154 / 79140


Opening hours

Normal Semester Dates 2015/16 (including both May Bank Holidays) Opening Hours
Monday to Friday8.45 to 21.30
Saturday10.00 to 17.30
Sunday12.00 to 17.30
Christmas Recess 2015/16 Opening Hours
Monday 14th to Friday 18th December9.00 to 17.00
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th DecemberClosed
Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December  9.00 to 17.00
Wednesday 23rd December  9.00 to 16.00
Wednesday 24th December to Sunday 3rd JanuaryClosed
Monday 4th January onwardsNormal semester opening hours
Easter Recess 2016 Opening Hours
Monday 21st to Thursday 24th March9.00 to 17.00
Friday 25th  to Monday 28th MarchClosed
Tuesday 29th March onwardsNormal semester opening hours
Summer Recess 2016 (Monday 13th June to Sunday 18th  September 2016) Opening Hours
Monday to Friday9.00 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.