Arts and Social Sciences Library

Building Work

Remedial fire improvement works are being carried out at the Arts and Social Sciences Library from 5th August until the start of the next academic year. These works may be noisy and disruptive.
Please contact us in advance of visiting if you have any queries.

Term-time upper floors opening hours

The ground floor of the Arts and Social Sciences Library is open 24/7 for reading and reference use. The upper floors of the library will be open as per the hours listed below.

Information Desk opening hours

The locking down process for this service starts 15 minutes before the closing time.

DayOpening hours
Monday to Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday Closed all day
Bank Holidays and University closure days 9 am - 5 pm

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
    • theses
    • items from special collections
    • recent issues of journals
    • examination papers
    • books marked with a red label

More about borrowing

Map

Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TJ

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Facilities

  • 24/7 study centre
  • Silent study
  • Group study
  • Staffed
  • Scanning
  • Wheelchair access
  • Late opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Café
  • Vending machine

Access information

Detailed access information for the Arts and Social Sciences 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.

Contacts

General enquiries

Email: library-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8000 | Internal 88000

Customer Services Manager

Victoria Hopton

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