Science Library Contact Details
PO Box 430
The address given above is the postal address for this library.
The location of the library is:
The Science Library is located on the first floor of Main Building.
- Situated on the first floor of Main Building with ramp access at the main entrance and the entrance to the library
- A service lift in the Chemistry wing is available
- The counter and information desk are both at low-level
- A space in the car park can be arranged or there is parking for badge-holders on Park Place
- Wheelchair accessible toilets are located on the ground floor
- Staff will retrieve books from the shelves, please ask for assistance
|Normal Semester Dates 2015/16 (including both May Bank Holidays)||Opening Hours|
|Monday to Friday||8.45 to 21.30|
|Saturday and Sunday||10.00 to 17.30|
|Christmas Recess 2015/16||Opening Hours|
|Monday 14th to Friday 18th December||9.00 to 17.00|
|Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th December||Closed|
|Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December||9.00 to 17.00|
|Wednesday 23rd December||9.00 to 16.00|
|Thursday 24th December to Sunday 3rd January||Closed|
|Monday 4th January onwards||Normal semester opening hours|
|Easter Recess 2016||Opening Hours|
|Monday 21st to Thursday 24th March||9.00 to 17.00|
|Friday 25th to Monday 28th March||Closed|
|Tuesday 29th March onwards||Normal semester opening hours|
|Summer Recess 2016 (Monday 13th June to Sunday 18th September 2016)||Opening Hours|
|Monday to Friday||9.00 to 17.00|
|Saturday and Sunday||Closed|
|Monday 31st August (Bank Holiday)||Closed|
The Science Library houses collections of books and journals in the following subjects: biosciences, chemistry, earth sciences, marine geography and general science.
Books, theses and current journals are on the entrance floor. The book collection comprises all of the library book stock and includes recommended textbooks and reference items for use in the library. The upper floor houses the main journals collection.
The Science Library has two large IT rooms with computing facilities for over 70 users, group study facilities and printing, copying and scanning facilities.The upstairs Reading Room has silent study space for over 160 users, with power available at the majority of desks.
Group study facilities are available, and are bookable in advance online.
12 secure lockers with charging facilities are available in the Science Library. The lockers can be booked out for the day, but must be emptied 10 minutes before the library closes, and priority will be given to library users using the charging facilities. To book a locker and for further information please ask at the Information Desk or contact the Science Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Reading Room and Stacks will close 10 minutes before the advertised library closing time, to enable the library staff to safely close the library. If there are known network issues staff may ask users of the IT rooms to save their work and begin logging off within 10 minutes of closing time.
You can also visit Graphic Services on the Ground Floor, Main Building, room 0.72.