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Bute Library Contact Details
PO Box 430
The address given above is the postal address for this library.
The location of the library is:
King Edward VII Avenue
The Bute Library is situated on the first floor of the Bute Building on King Edward VII Avenue.
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- Situated on the first floor of the Bute Building
- An adjacent lift provides access from the ground floor and lower ground floor
- Two reserved disabled parking spaces are provided in the Bute car park. The side door from the car park is the main entrance route for wheelchair users
- An accessible toilet is situated on the first floor landing
- Low-level library catalogue terminals are available
- Staff will retrieve books from the shelves - please ask for assistance
|Normal semester dates 2013-14 (including both May Bank Holidays)||Opening hours|
|Monday to Friday||08.45 to 21.30|
|Saturday||10.00 to 17.30|
|Sunday||10.00 to 17.30|
|Christmas recess 2013-14||Opening hours|
|Monday 16th to Friday 20th December||08.45 to 17.00|
|Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd December||Closed|
|Monday 23rd December||08.45 to 17.00|
|Tuesday 24th December to Wednesday 1st January||Closed|
|Thursday 2nd to Friday 3rd January||08.45 to 17.00|
|Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th January||10.00 to 17.30|
|Easter recess 2014||Opening hours|
|Friday 18th to Monday 21st April||Closed|
|Tuesday 22nd to Friday 25th April||08.45 to 17.00|
|Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th April||Closed|
|Summer recess 2014 (Monday 16th June to Sunday 21st September)||Opening hours|
|Monday to Friday||08.45 to 17.00|
|Saturday and Sunday||Closed|
|Monday 25th August (Bank Holiday)||Closed|
Summer hours to be confirmed.
The library collection is arranged as follows:
- Planning and Geography books and journals
- Journalism and Media Studies books and journals
- Social Sciences books
- Photocopy collection
- Daily newspapers
- Laptop lounge
- Reference collection
- Pharmacy books
- Pharmacy journals
Entrance Area Gallery
- Planning statistics
- Abstracts and Indexes
- Examination papers
- Videos and DVDs
- Theses and dissertations arranged alphabetically by author
The following special collections are available in Bute Library:
The library subscribes to all British national daily and weekend newspapers as well as the Western Mail and South Wales Echo. These are held for one year in the Newspaper Room in the South corridor.
Online versions of these and many other newspapers are available through the Nexis service.
Bute Library also has the archive of the Observer (1900 - 2002) and the Daily Express (1974-1978) available on microfilm.
Those titles not available on campus can be accessed at British Library Newspapers in London, which is the national archive of British and overseas newspapers. As it is not possible to view these newspapers online from the British Library a personal visit will be necessary.
Contains material relating to Sir Tom Hopkinson and photojournalism. Amongst other publications, it holds long runs of Picture Post, Sunday Times Magazine and Telegraph Magazine. For further details of this collection, see The Osman Archive.
Bute Graphic Services
Located on the ground floor of the Bute Building. Staff offer a number of services which include:
- Colour printing /scanning up to A0
- Laminating up to A3
- Soft binding
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.45pm (closed for lunch 12.00pm – 1.00pm).
Tel: 029 2087 5985
More information available from Graphic Services.