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Find out what is going on in the Main Library, Martyrs, JF Allen, the King James and St Mary’s College Libraries. News, services, resources, spaces and events will all be covered in the posts below. For opening times and full information about the Library, please check our webpages.

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NEW – trial of Statista

The Library has a trial to the Statistics data service, Statista.  The trial ends on 10th October 2022. Statista provides access to over 1 million statistics and facts, from over 20,000 sources, providing insights into…

Database trials – Historical News Sources

The Library currently has trial access to three databases: African Newspapers Series I and II, 1800-1925 Through eyewitness reporting and editorials,  letters, poetry, advertisements, matrimony and death notices, this…

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Library services and spaces during The Open

While this major event is held in St Andrews, there will be disruption to services and access to study space. All library sites and services will be closed from 14th until 17th July inclusive. For study space, you can…

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Additional study space during revision and exams

To support you during revision and exams, from Monday 11 April different rooms will be available for use as study spaces in University buildings. Here is the full list as a PDF: Reserved Student Study Space AprMay…

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New Resources – British Library Newspapers

The University Libraries have recently purchased access to British Library Newspapers parts III-V to add to parts I&II which we already had, to give complete access to all of the content available.  British Library…

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Join us for a Reading Lunch

If you love reading and want to share book suggestions and thoughts on what you are reading now, join the Libraries & Museums Reading Lunch. We will get together once a month on a Thursday from 1-2pm. The first 15 new…

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Study space changes from 18 October

From 18 October, there will be longer opening times for the Main Library, St Mary’s & King James and Martyrs Kirk Thomson Reading Room: Main Library 8am until 12 midnight St Mary’s & King James 9am until 11pm Martyrs…

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