Medical Library

Book a study desk at the Medical Library

If you wish to study in the library you will need to book a study desk before your visit. Bookings are released two weeks in advance.

Before arriving at the library please review the important information on the 'visiting the library' page to ensure your trip is safe for you, your fellow students and our library staff.

Opening hours

Please note that access to and from the Medical Library differs, depending on the time you are using it:

Weekdays, 9am-5pm please use the main entrance/exit to the Biomedical Sciences Building on University Walk.

Weekdays 5pm-10pm & Weekends please use the "out of hours" back entrance/exit (walk to the bottom of Cantocks Steps, turn left and follow the purple signs to the entrance)

Loan periods and borrowing limits

All Medical Library items are subject to the standard loan periods and borrowing limits with the following exceptions
MaterialLoan periods and restrictions

Bound serials

All users - seven-day or overnight loan
Unbound serials All users - overnight loan
Reference books, items from special collections, current issues of 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

Map

Biomedical Sciences Building, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TD

Take a look inside:

Facilities

  • Silent study
  • Group study
  • Staffed
  • Printing/scanning
  • Wheelchair access
  • Late opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Vending machine

Access information

Detailed access information for the Medical Library (located in the Biomedical Sciences building) 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)117 331 1501 | Internal 11501

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