Chemistry Library

Large open plan room of the Chemistry Library, around the walls are bookshelves filled with books and in the middle of the room are rows of large desk tables with chairs.

Chemistry Library staff support

You have access to the study spaces and collection throughout our opening hours. Library staff are available Monday - Friday from 4:30pm-7pm during term-time. Outside of these hours telephone, Live Chat, and email help is available.

Opening hours

Loan periods and borrowing limits

All Chemistry Library items are subject to the standard loan periods and borrowing limits with the following exceptions
MaterialLoan periods and restrictions
New books on display, all journals, reference books, examination papers, theses Confined to the library
Newcomers Collection books All users - three-day loan

More about borrowing


School of Chemistry, Cantocks' Close, Bristol, BS8 1TS

Find a study seat

Use our Find a Study Seat service for desk availability in our spaces!

Take a look inside:


  • Silent study
  • Group study
  • Staffed
  • Printing/scanning
  • Wheelchair access

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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 4284746 | Internal 84746

Subject Librarians

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
  • referencing
  • recommendating books or ebooks to add to our collection
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