Search by category: news

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.

Subscribe to News posts.

Students sitting at a table, socially distanced and wearing face coverings

Library services and spaces through December and January

Image by Gayle McIntyre The Library will close for a short time over the winter vacation period. The current plans are that all Library spaces and services will be closed from Friday 25 December until Sunday 27…

photo of beach showing couple walking. Sand and sea.

Library services on 30 November rest day

Many of our services remain open on the 30 November rest day. Bookable workspace Open as usual. Sessions at Main Library and Martyrs from 0900 to 1230, 1300 to 1630, and  1700 to 2030. Click and Collect You can collect…

New Library spaces and extended opening for drop-in study

Photo of King James Library by @saintgayleshoots The Library has opened St Mary’s College Library and the historic King James Library for drop-in study. The libraries, which can be found on South Street, are open from…

blue background with white smiley and sad faces. text across says library survey

Want to win £50 voucher? Fill in our survey!

Fill in our survey and tell us how you feel about the Library services and spaces. We want to know what you think has gone well and what could be improved so we can review our service ahead of next semester. The survey…

student sitting at desk looking out window wearing mask

Providing library services and support safely

In order to keep you safe while studying, the Library has introduced new ways of working. Below are details of some changes and new features you can access. Click and Collect – use Library search to find available…

John and Tricia standing on cruise ship

University Librarian John MacColl to retire

Although I have been University Librarian here for nine and a half years, my time at St Andrews in fact began in 1979, before many of my colleagues were born, when I arrived as an undergraduate in a rainy October…

black and white photograph of women sitting at a table reading

St Andrews Covid-19 archive

In a short space of time, everyone’s lives have changed dramatically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University Library recognises that your experiences during this period of history will be of interest to future…

digital theatre logo

Digital Theatre +

You can now access Digital Theatre + through the University Library. It provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of unique films of current, world leading theatre productions.  Over 1000 full…

Main Library building

Closure of levels in Main Library on 16 and 17 March

On Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 March, level 3 or 4 will be closed (one level will be closed at a time) to allow for essential works to be completed. This work involves drilling and so there may be some noise disruption.…

Recent Posts