Ronald Cohen Dental Library


Ronald Cohen Dental Library
Birmingham Dental Hospital
St Chad's Queensway
B4 6NN 

Tel: 0121 466 5502 


About the library

The Dental Library supports the staff and students of the School of Dentistry. It is situated on the fifth floor of the Dental Hospital in Birmingham city centre. 

Opening hours 

Monday 30 March - Thursday 2 April 2015

Monday to Friday - 08:30 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed


Friday 3 April - Wednesday 8 April 2015


Thursday 9 April - Sunday 3 May 2015

Monday to Friday - 08:30 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

Monday 4 May 2015


Tuesday 5 May - Sunday 24 May 2015

Monday to Friday - 08:30 - 17:00

Saturday - closed

Sunday - closed

Monday 25 May 2015




The library has two computers which are available for individual study. You will need your Active Directory username and password to log in. 

Photocopying and printing  

Photocopying and printing operate via the charged printing system. Staff at the issue desk are able to credit your account for you. 


The Dental Library houses the main collection in the fields of dentistry and biomaterials. The collection contains monographs, periodicals, theses, videos and electronic media. We currently subscribe to about 80 periodicals. The book collection numbers around 5000.

Special Collections material in the field of Dentistry is housed in the Heslop Room in the Main Library.

Disability support

All libraries and resource centres offer the following services:

  • Book fetching 
  • Extended loans 
  • Help with catalogue 
  • Stock transfer 
  • Text Relay

N.B. These services are available in the Dental Library 09.00 - 17.00, Monday - Friday

Facilities and access

  • Accessible toilets 
  • Parking for people with disabilities 
  • Quiet/Silent Study area 
  • Wheelchair Access (limited) 
  • Specialist Equipment 
  • Hand held magnifying glasses

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