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Collect your items from more Library sites

When you make a store request or recall an item, you can now select Main Library, St Mary’s College Library or JF Allen Library as the pick-up location, using a drop-down menu in Library search. You will receive an email as usual to let you know when the item is ready. Each of these sites…

15 August 2019News

Say goodbye to fines for most overdue books!

From Wednesday 14 August the Library will automatically renew anything you borrow, unless it is recalled. Automatic renewals do not apply to Short Loan items. 4 week loan items are automatically renewed for up to 20 weeks for undergraduate students and 84 weeks for postgraduates and staff. 3 day loan items are renewed for up…

14 August 2019News

Library Communications student internship – last few weeks

Hello everyone! In case you haven’t read my last blog post, I’m Csilla, the Library’s Communications intern for the summer – I’m back to check in and give you an update on what I’ve been up to for the past couple of weeks. They’ve turned out to be even busier (but just as fun!) as…

9 July 2019News

Library Communications student internship – first few weeks

My name is Csilla, I’m a soon-to-be fourth year Biology and Psychology student, and unlike most other undergraduates who have happily left their books behind for the summer, for the past two weeks I have spent the majority of my time either in the library, going to or from the library or thinking about going…

2 July 2019News

Borrowing books over the summer?

Image: Courtesy of Missouri State Archives If you are going away over summer and plan to take Library books with you, please remember that these books can still be recalled. Check your University email regularly and be sure that, wherever you are going, you will be able to return or post back Library books. Postal…

5 June 2019News

Library Satisfaction Survey – the results are in!

Our recent survey of Library Services shows those responded were 91% satisfied with the services overall! A huge thank you to everyone who completed our survey! We received 1,588 responses. The number of comments you left was also very high: 825 comments in total (766 comments from the overall section together with 59 comments from…

3 May 2019News

Extended opening and more study spaces during revision and exams

Download the PDF for full information, or pick up a print out in the Library from next week to see the different rooms the University has opened up for you to use. Rooms are open from 29 April. Please note, the additional rooms won’t be available on Monday 6 May as it is the May…

26 April 2019News

Stanza Poems Aloud! 2019 winner

Each year, the University Library organise a poetry recital competition for students as part of the StAnza poetry festival. The concept was the brain child of the University Librarian, John MacColl and the competition is now in its sixth year. The students who enter are asked to choose from a list of poems performed by…

16 April 2019News

Silent Film comes to St Andrews

This week marks the 130th birthday of Charlie Chaplin, a comic actor who rose to fame during the silent film era. Many of his films were shown in St Andrews at the New Picture House (NPH) and adverts for the screenings can be found in our copies of the St Andrews Citizen . You can…

16 April 2019News

Your Library needs you! Student Library Tour Guide opportunities

The Library is currently recruiting Student Library Tour Guides to start in September 2019.  We employed students as tour guides for the first time in September 2018 to help us manage an ever increasing number of new students coming on Library tours.  We also felt the student guides would help new students feel welcome (Library…

12 April 2019News

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