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Opening hours: Summer

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Bartlett Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: Closed
Please note:

The UCL Bartlett Library opens at 10:00 on the first Thursday of each month.

The Bartlett Library will be closed all day on 6th July 2017 due to the annual UCL Library Services Staff Conference.

Cruciform Hub

Cruciform Hub

Study areas, computer workrooms and self-service

  • Monday - Saturday: Opens 09:00 Monday then 24 hours until 21:00 Saturday
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library Cards only)

Library Desk

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00 
  • Sunday: Closed
Please note:

Library Desk services open at 10:00 on the first Tuesday of each month.

The Library Desk will be closed all day on 06/07/2017 due to the annual UCL Library Services Staff Conference. Study areas, computer workrooms and self-service will be available to holders of UCL Library cards only.

Ear Institute & Action On Hearing Loss Library

Ear Institute & Action On Hearing Loss Library

  • Monday - Tuesday: 09:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Please note:

The Action on Hearing Loss Library is open to the public for reference access.

Eastman Dental Institute Library

Eastman Dental Institute Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Please note:

On the first Thursday of each month, the library will open at 10:30, until further notice.

Graduate Hub

Graduate Hub

Open 24 hours every day.

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Please note:

The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Library will be having a complete makeover this summer. To carry out this work we will be closing from the 19 June until mid-August. 

What services will available while the library is shut?

Where else can I study?

You can use any of UCL’s libraries. The closest one is the School of Pharmacy Library

What about borrowing books & using the MSc. dissertations held in the library?  What about returning books?

Unfortunately, the library will be a building site and entry will not be permitted for library staff or users.  Borrowing will not be possible and we regret that we cannot operate a fetching service.

Please borrow all the books you need before the 19th June, they won’t be due before 25th September. If you need to return your books before the library reopens in August, please take them to the School of Pharmacy Library.

The MSc. dissertations held in the library will be transferred to the School of Pharmacy Library and can be consulted there. 

I’m a GOSH member of staff – what about access to GOSH computers & accessing UCL e-journals?

There are GOSH computers which you can use at Weston House

UCL e-journals can be accessed using the Explore Access terminals at any UCL Library. Three are available at the School of Pharmacy.

Institute of Archaeology Library

Institute of Archaeology Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 21:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: Closed
Please note:
  • Issue Desk services open at 10:00 on the last Friday of each month
  • The 5th floor Institute of Archaeology cluster closes 15 minutes before the library
Annual Library Conference Summer Closure

The Institute of Archaeology will be closed all day on 06/07/2017 due to the annual UCL Library Services Staff Conference.

Institute of Education Library

Institute of Education Library

Doors Open

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30–20:15
  • Saturday - Sunday: 11:00–17:00

Library Welcome Desk

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30–18:00

Library Help Point

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30–20:15
  • Saturday - Sunday: 11:00–17:00

Institute of Neurology, Queen Square Library

Institute of Neurology, Queen Square Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Changes to opening

  • Thursday 06 July: 09:00 - 13:00
  • Thursday 20 July: 09:00 - 12:00
Please note

Please ensure that you arrive by 18:00 as entry to our building is restricted after 18:00.  

Institute of Orthopaedics Library

Institute of Orthopaedics Library

  • Monday - Thursday: 08:30 - 20:00
  • Friday: 08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

The Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

The Joint Library of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Reading Rooms

  • Monday - Thursday: 08:30 - 20:00
  • Friday: 08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: 09:00 - 13:00 (Reference only for existing library members)

Issue Desk

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Please note:

If you wish to join the Library you must make your first visit during Issue Desk opening hours. Only existing library members can access the Library outside of Issue Desk opening hours, and members may still borrow or return items using the self-service machine by the entrance. A valid UCL ID card / Moorfields Eye Hospital ID card / UCL Library card must be produced at reception upon arrival.

Language & Speech Science Library

Language & Speech Science Library

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:15 - 20:00
  • Friday: 10:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: Closed
Returns

When the library is closed, books can be returned via the bookdrop on the ground floor, next to the student pigeonholes.

Main Library

Main Library

Reading Rooms

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 21:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

Self-service

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 20:45
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 20:45

Help Point

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 20:45
  • Friday: 10:00 - 20:45
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
  • Sunday: Closed

Membership

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
  • Sunday: Closed

Qatar Library

Qatar Library

  • Monday - Wednesday: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Thursday: 08:00 - 19:00
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 13:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday: 08:00 - 23:00

As UCL Qatar Library is currently physically co-located with Georgetown University in Qatar Library, our opening hours are the same as those of Georgetown Library.  Opening times vary during the year so please see Georgetown University in Qatar Library’s current opening hours schedule for further details.

Research Grid, Main Library

Research Grid, Main Library

Open when Main Library reading rooms are open.
Please see Main Library times. Located on 2nd floor.

Research Grid, Science Library

Research Grid, Science Library

Open when Science Library reading rooms are open.
Please see Science Library times. Located on 4th floor.

Royal Free Hospital Medical Library

Royal Free Hospital Medical Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00 (Closed on Saturdays during August)
  • Sunday: Closed

School of Pharmacy Library

School of Pharmacy Library

  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Please note

After 19:00 on weekdays and during weekends, access to the School of Pharmacy including the Library is restricted to School of Pharmacy staff and students only with current UCL ID cards.

School of Slavonic and East European Studies

School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Reading rooms

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Closed

Staffed services

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Closed

Science Library

Science Library

Library closure, 17-18 June

Owing to the ground floor refurbishment, please note the Science Library will be closed all weekend, 17 - 18 June.

Reading rooms

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 21:00
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00 (holders of UCL Library cards only)

Self-service

  • Monday: Open from 08:45
  • Tuesday - Friday: 24 hour opening
  • Saturday: 24 hour opening until 20:45
  • Sunday: 11:00 - 20:45

Help Point and Collection Point

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:30 - 20:45
  • Friday: 10:00 - 20:45
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 17:45
  • Sunday: Closed

Membership

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 19:00
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Senate House Hub

Senate House Hub

  • Monday - Thursday: 09:00 - 21:00
  • Friday: 09:00 - 18:30
  • Saturday: 09:45 - 17:30
  • Sunday: Closed

Special Collections

Special Collections

Reading rooms

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 09:30 - 19:00
  • Wednesday and Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Enquiry service

  • Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Please note:

It is essential to book in advance to make sure of a reading room place and check that the items requested are available.

Whittington Health Library

Whittington Health Library

See local information.

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