Author Archives: Elizabeth Andrews

Love Poetry? Want to win £100? Enter the Library’s 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. A panel of judges … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Borrowing Library books over winter vacation?

If you are going away over the winter vacation and plan to take Library books with you, please remember that all Library books and other items can still be recalled. Check your University email regularly and be sure that, wherever … Continue reading

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Library closures and changes to opening times over winter vacation

Most Library facilities will close at 5pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 and re-open on Monday 06 January 2020. Libraries will then move to vacation opening hours. During this time, from Monday 06 until Sunday 19 January 2020 inclusive, our opening hours for the Main Library will be: Monday to Friday 9am … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Extended opening and more study spaces during revision and exams

To help you find space to study, we have extended the opening hours for St Mary’s and King James Libraries on South Street and JF Allen Library in the Physics building. From Saturday 30 November until Sunday 15 December inclusive: St … Continue reading

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

Library fines paid on Wednesday 13 November (online through your Library record, or by card at the Main Library Service Desk) – up to a total for the day of £1,000 – will go to the charity Book Aid International … Continue reading

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Are you interested in photography? Want to win £50 book token?

As part of this year’s University Booker Project the Library is running a competition where students can enter up to 3 photographs and could win a £50 book token. This year’s chosen book is Robin Robertson’s The Long Take, heavily … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Thomson Reading Room in Martyrs closed on Sunday 1 September

On Sunday 1 September, the Thomson Reading Room will not be available for use as a study space as it will be open to the public as part of Fife Doors Open. Please join us in the Main Library, which is … Continue reading

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