Chemistry Library

Coronavirus closure

The Chemistry Library is closed until further notice. 

This is a supported self service library

  • Library Assistants will be available Monday to Friday 8:45am - 12:00pm.
  • Subject support is available from the Subject Librarian on Monday, Thursday & Friday afternoons or you can e-mail
  • For support at other times of day please e-mail or phone the Queen’s Building Library on 0117 3315418.
  • Term-time evening staffing is Monday - Thursday 4:30-7pm, Friday 4:30-6pm (Reduced services).

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

Visitor Access

The University of Bristol library is open to external researchers and visitors who have a genuine need to use materials not available in other libraries. Please go to the Visitor Access webpage for current information.

More about borrowing


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

Take a look inside:


  • Silent study
  • Group study
  • Staffed
  • Scanning
  • Wheelchair access

Access information

Detailed access information for the Chemistry Library from AccessAble.

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)117 928 8984 | Internal 88984

Customer Services Manager

Andrew Cox

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