Physics Library

The Physics Library is a supported self-service library

You have access to the study spaces and collection throughout our opening hours.  Library staff are available during term-time Monday - Thursday from 2-7pm, Fridays from 2-6pm. Outside of these hours telephone and email help is available.

For further help you can e-mail or phone the library on 0117 9287960 (Mon - Fri pm).  At other times please phone the Queen's Building Library on 0117 3315418. 

Coronavirus closure

The Physic Library is closed until further notice. 

Opening hours

Loan periods and borrowing limits

All Physics Library items are subject to the standard loan periods and borrowing limits with the following exceptions
MaterialLoan periods and restrictions
Journals All users - seven-day loan
Current issues of journals Staff and research postgraduates - overnight loan
New books on display, reference books, theses when used by undergraduates, very old rare books, some journals Confined to library

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


HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL

Take a look inside:


  • Silent study
  • Scanning
  • Wheelchair access

Access information

Detailed access information for the Physics 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 7960 | Internal 87960

Customer Services Manager

Andrew Cox

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