Physics Library

Birds eye view of the Physics Library, a wood panelled library with shelving with books, desks and one person studying with a laptop.

Physics 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 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


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

Find a study seat

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


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

Logo showing the outline of an open book with the word AccessAble underneath. 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 92 87578 | Internal 87578

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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