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Main Library closure on Friday 21 February

The Main Library will be closed from 6.30pm on Friday 21 February and will reopen at 10am on Saturday 22 February. This is to allow essential works to be completed. Library at the Gateway and JF Allen Library on the North Haugh have extended opening until 11pm on Friday 21 February. We apologise for the…

17 February 2020News

LGBT+ History Month: Read You, Wrote You display

  February is LGBT+ History Month here in the UK. Since 2005, when Schools OUT organized the first ever LGBT+ History Month in Britain, we have celebrated the abolition of Section 28 by promoting the visibility of Queer identities both in the past and in the present. In collaboration with QueerFest, the University of St…

11 February 2020News

Students – love poetry and want to win £100? Enter Poems Aloud competition!

Open only to University of St Andrews students, our Poems Aloud! competition (run in collaboration with the StAnza International Poetry Festival) asks you to perform a poem you have memorised on stage at The Byre Studio Theatre, to a panel of judges. The prize is £100! Below is the list of poems you can choose from.…

31 January 2020News

Longer opening hours for St Mary’s and King James Library

We are very happy to say that we can now offer longer opening hours for St Mary’s College Library and the King James Library. The opening hours for these buildings will be: 9am until 11.30pm Monday through to Friday. If you have any questions or comments, please email library@st-andrews.ac.uk.

30 January 2020News

Library closures on Friday 10 January

The Main Library, St Mary’s College Library (including the King James) and The Richardson Research Library at Martyrs Kirk will be closed all day on Friday 10 January for staff training. JF Allen Library and Library at the Gateway will be open, but unstaffed. We’re very sorry for any inconvenience. For full and most recent…

7 January 2020News

Making Inter Library Loan requests over winter vacation

Need to make an Inter-Library Loan request? If you send in your request after Tuesday 17th December 2019 or if your request can’t be fulfilled by the British Library, it will be processed on Monday 6th January. This is because many UK libraries will be closed for Christmas. If you have any questions or would…

10 December 2019News

Library trick or treat – your feedback

Thank you to everyone who left a comment on our Halloween feedback board! In total there were 124 post-its! This feedback tells us that it is crucially important for you to have food and drink available in the Library while you are studying (and in particular that you appreciate the fizzy water, which is available…

22 November 2019News

Pay Library fines on 13th November and help support Book Aid International

Do you have library fines to settle? Pay them on Wednesday 13th November and your fines (up to a total of £1,000 gathered on the day) will be donated to Book Aid International, to support their ongoing Mosul University Library campaign. Mosul University once boasted a world-leading research library, the largest in northern Iraq and one of the largest…

5 November 2019News

Booker project photography competition winner

We are very happy to announce that Rachael O’Donovan, studying International Relations, has been selected as the winner of our Film Noir photography competition. We held the competition as part of the events running up to the Booker Project author visit from Robin Robertson on November 6. From a strong field of entries, we selected…

4 November 2019News

Library life just got easier!

Say goodbye to most fines When you borrow, items will be automatically renewed for a set number of times, or until someone recalls them (doesn’t apply to Short Loan or Inter-Library Loan items. If someone does recall an item you must return it, or fines will be applied). Collect and return at more sites Recalled…

23 September 2019News

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