Biological Sciences Library

The Biological Sciences Library is unstaffed. You can use the self-service machine for issuing, returning and renewing your books. For further help, please contact the Arts and Social Sciences Library; either in person at the Information Desk across the road, or by phone on +44(0)117 928 8000.

Opening hours

Loan periods and borrowing limits

All Biological Sciences Library items are subject to the standard loan periods and borrowing limits with the following exceptions
MaterialLoan periods and restrictions
Journals - bound volumes All users - seven-day loan
New books on display, some reference books, current issues of journals Confined to the library
Recent editions of books on open shelves All users - one-day loan

More about borrowing


Life Sciences Building, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TQ


  • Silent study
  • Scanning
  • Wheelchair access

Access information

Detailed access information for the Biological Sciences Library (located in the Life Sciences building) from DisabledGo.

Extra support

To discuss extra support you may need when coming to the library, including Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs), please contact Library Support.


General enquiries

Tel: +44 (0)117 394 1272 | Internal 41272

Customer Services Manager

Jenny Fisken

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