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Main Library: Semester

Main Library: Vacation

St Mary's College Library

The Richardson Research Library at Martyrs Kirk

Special Collections

JF Allen Library

Chemistry Library

Looking for somewhere to study when the Library closes or gets too busy? Have a look at the study spaces guide provided by the Students' Association.

See how many people are in the Library now! The number displayed below is indicative of how many people have come in through the Library entry gates. We have 966 study spaces available in the Library (excluding seats in the cafe and some soft seating areas).

 

Main Library

North Street
Telephone: 01334 462331/2

Semester

Early closure: We will close on Thursday 15th December at 18.00 and Friday 16th December at 16.00.
Building*              
Monday-Sunday 08.00-02.00 

*Last entry to the Main Library building is 15 minutes before closing: 01.45

Library Service Desk
 
Monday-Friday 09.00-21.00
Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday 11.00-18.00
   
IT Service Desk  
Monday-Friday 09.00-18.00
Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday 11.00-18.00

Vacation

We are closed from Saturday 24th December until Tuesday 3rd January inclusive.

From Saturday 17th December - Saturday 21st January inclusive our opening hours will be:

Building*  
Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00
Saturday-Sunday 10.00-17.00 

*Last entry to the Main Library building is 15 minutes before closing: 16.45

Library Service Desk  
Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00
Saturday-Sunday 11.00-17.00 

Normal semester hours of 08.00-02.00 seven days a week will begin again on Sunday 22nd January.


St Mary's College Library

St Mary's College, South Street 
Telephone: 01334 462855

Semester

Early closure: We will close on Friday 16th December at 16.00.
Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00

Exams

Extended opening weekdays from Monday 28th November until Wednesday 14th December inclusive:

Monday - Friday 09.00 - 19.00

Vacation

We are closed from Saturday 24th December until Tuesday 3rd January inclusive.

From Monday 19th December - Friday 20th January inclusive our opening hours will be:

Monday-Friday 10.00-17.00

The Richardson Research Library at Martyrs Kirk

North Street

The Thomson Research Reading Room is open to all registered PG students (Masters students, please see below), academic and academic-related staff.  Access to the building’s front entrance and to the Thomson Room is controlled by proximity card readers – please have your student/staff ID card with you at all times.

Thomson Research Reading Room

Semester

Early closure: We will close on Thursday 15th December at 18.00 and Friday 16th December at 16.00.
We are closed from Saturday 17th until Sunday 18th December inclusive.
Monday-Friday 08.00-00.00 (also open to Masters students from 17.00-00.00)
Saturday-Sunday 10.00-00.00 (also open to Masters students during full weekend opening hours)

Vacation

We are closed from Saturday 24th December until Tuesday 3rd January inclusive.

From Monday 19th December - Saturday 21st January inclusive our opening hours will be:

Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00
Saturday-Sunday CLOSED

Semester hours begin again on Sunday 22nd January.

Special Collections: Napier Reading Room

Semester

We will close early on Friday 16th December at 15.30.

Please check the Special Collections pages for opening times.

Visits by appointment only. To make an appointment, please email speccoll@st-andrews.ac.uk or phone 01334 462339.

Vacation

We are closed from Friday 23rd December until Friday 6th January inclusive.

From Monday 9th January normal opening hours (9.30 - 16.30) resume.


JF Allen Library

School of Physics & Astronomy, North Haugh 
Telephone: 01334 463231

Contact 01334 463231, or e-mail jfal@st-andrews.ac.uk for further information.

Semester

Monday - Friday

08.00-17.45 (authorised card-holders have access until 20.30)
Staff on duty: Monday-Friday, 10.00-14.00

Self-issue and return in operation at all times

Exams

Extended opening from Saturday 26th November until Wednesday 14th December inclusive:

Monday-Friday 08.00 - 17.45 (authorised card-holders have access until 22.30)
Saturday-Sunday 09.00 - 17.00

Vacation

We are closed from Saturday 24th December until Tuesday 3rd January inclusive.

From Wednesday 4th January until Friday 20th January our opening hours will be:

Monday-Friday

08.00-17.45 (unstaffed)

Self-issue and return in operation at all times


Chemistry Library

Purdie Building, North Haugh 
Telephone: 01334 463775

The Chemistry Library in the Purdie Building is now operating on a reference-only basis. Books are not available for loan, although lending copies of some titles are held in the JF Allen Library (Physics building) and the Main Library. Photocopying facilities are available in the library.

Normal opening hours are 09.00-17.00.

Vicki Cormie (vhc1@st-andrews.ac.uk) is the main contact for any issues or enquiries relating to Library facilities in the School of Chemistry.