Arts and Social Sciences Library
Term time opening 2 January - 31 May 2024
- The Arts Library reopens on Tuesday 2 January at 9am
- Library staff available between 8am - 8pm.
- Access after midnight is by Ucard only.
Term-time opening 1 - 9 June 2024
Loan periods and borrowing limits
All Arts and Social Sciences Library items are subject to the standard loan periods and borrowing limits with the following exceptions:
- These materials are confined to the library:
- new books on display
- reference books
- items from special collections
- recent issues of journals
- examination papers
- books marked with a red label
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TJ
Take a look inside:
- Virtual tour of the Arts and Social Sciences Library and other virtual tours
- ASSL floorplan 2023-24 (PDF, 2,654kB)
- Plan of bookable study seating - Ground floor, Arts and Social Sciences Library (PDF, 92kB)
- Silent study
- Group study
- Digital Study Pods
- Wheelchair access
- Late opening
- Weekend opening
- Vending machine
Detailed access information for the Arts and Social Sciences Library from AccessAble.
To discuss extra support you may need when coming to the library, including Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), please contact Library Support.
Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8000 | Internal 88000
Customer Services Manager
The IT Counter is centrally located on campus in the Arts and Social Sciences Library, it is on the far left-hand side of the building as you pass through the 'Ucard' barriers.
The counter is currently open weekdays 08:30 - 17:00 and aims to offer an efficient and friendly service and currently operates on a first come first served basis.
The counter is co-located with the Student Laptop and Mobile Clinic to offer a combined service for staff and students at a single location.
Get expert advice and support from your subject librarian at any point during your studies! Your subject librarian is the go-to person for help with:
- accessing library resources
- finding and evaluating information
- recommendating books or ebooks to add to our collection