Opening hours

Main library opening hours:
Monday - Friday
09.00 - 21.00
10.00 - 17.00

PC cluster opening hours:
Saturday - Thursday
08.00 - 22.00
08.00 - 21.00

No entry without a valid Imperial ID card during unstaffed hours

Opening hours may change at short notice

+44 (0)20 7594 0755

Charing Cross Campus Library
Imperial College London
Charing Cross Campus
St Dunstan's Rd
W6 8RP

The library is on the 2nd floor of the Reynolds Building.

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About us

There are 14 computers available for library users, including NHS staff, connected to the university network. We have 2 colour printer-copiers for A4 or A3 paper. These can also scan to email. Imperial College London WiFi is available to all registered library users.

Next to the library is a computer cluster with 62 computers and 2 colour printer-copiers accessible to all registered library users with a swipe card. NHS users requiring swipe access please email

Our collection covers general medicine, including medical textbooks, as well as nursing and professions allied to medicine. We also have a small collection of non-clinical titles.

Most journals are now available electronically but we also have some print journals from 1990 onwards.

Special collections

The archive collections of Charing Cross Hospital (1818-1974) and the Charing Cross Hospital Medical School / Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School (1823-1997) are at the Abdus Salam Library.

You can find listings of items in these collections on the AIM25 database.

Special collections

Study rooms

We have 2 group study rooms in the library for use by users when not booked for tutorials, seminars or staff meetings. The rooms can accommodate 12 people and each one has a PC connected to a large monitor.

To make a booking, contact the library during staffed opening hours or email

There is also a room available to book in the PC cluster.  You can book this room using Library Bookings. Bookings are restricted to one per day, for a maximum of two hours, up to 3 times a week.

Help with room bookings