Physical Sciences Library

The Physical Sciences Library is situated on the 4th Floor of the Physical Sciences Building on Penglais Campus [location]. This Library houses materials for the study of mathematics, physics and computer science. It provides study space for over 100 readers.

  • Please use the self-issue/return machine to borrow/return books
  • Help and support is available by:
    • picking up the phone on the enquiry desk and waiting. It will automatically dial the Hugh Owen enquiry desk
    • using the Chat Now link on this page
    • emailing
  • Please respect the needs of other Library users and keep noise and disruption to a minimum.
  • All library users are reminded of the need to have their Aber card to access the library and to ensure that they keep their Aber Card with them when they exit.

Opening hours

Our opening hours are available here

  • The library is unstaffed but access remains to the library books and journals, library spaces, computers and the printer/photocoper/scanner dependent on Physical Science building opening / closing hours.


This Library houses materials for the study of mathematics, physics and computer science, including the following special collection:

Information on borrowing from the library's collections can be found on this page

Floor plans



  • A ramp is available from the main entrance on the south of the building.
  • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the ground floor of this building.
  • The Physical Sciences library is located on the 4th floor, where access can be gained via the lift. A chair lift is available from the vestibule of the library to provide access to the main body of the library.
  • A hearing induction loop is available at the Enquiry Desk
  • Magnifiers and coloured overlays are available to borrow from the enquiry desk
  • We can arrange to fetch and deliver reading or other materials within the Library, ready for collection or personal study.
  • Please contact Student Support Services and Health, Safety and Environment Office to arrange a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) for the Library if relevant.

If you would like a guided tour of the facilities, or to discuss any specific requirements you have, please contact us.