Dental Library


Dental Library
5 Mill Pool Way
B5 7EG
(Sat Nav code B5 7SA)

Tel: 0121 466 5502 


See our opening hours.

About the library

The Dental Library supports the staff and students of the School of Dentistry. It is situated on the first floor of the Dental Hospital in Edgbaston. 



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

Study spaces

There is a range of study spaces for group and individual working.

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 Cadbury Research Library in the Muirhead Tower on our main campus.

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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