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Opening times

Main Library: Semester

Main Library: Vacation 

St Mary's College Library

Special Collections

Martyrs Kirk Research Library

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

Building*              
Monday-Sunday 08.00-02.00 

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

Library Helpdesk
 
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

From Thursday 19th May - Saturday 3rd September inclusive our opening hours will be:

Building*  
Monday-Friday 08.00-22.00
Saturday-Sunday 10.00-19.00 

*Last entry to the Main Library building is 15 minutes before closing: 21.45 or 18.45

Helpdesk*  
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 4th September.

*Routine Library Helpdesk closures for staff training:

Friday 1st July 09.00-10.00

Friday 5th August 09.00-10.00


St Mary's College Library

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

Semester

Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00

Vacation

Hours from Monday 23rd May - Friday 2nd September inclusive:

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

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

From Thursday 19th May - Friday 2nd September inclusive the Thomson Reading Room will be open:

Monday-Friday* 09.00-20.00 (also open to Masters students from 17.00-20.00)

Normal semester hours will begin again on Sunday 4th September.

Special Collections: Napier Reading Room

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


JF Allen Library

School of Physical Sciences, 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

Vacation

Hours from Monday 23rd May - Friday 2nd September inclusive:

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.