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Summer service status

Below is a list of services provided by the library and the status of that service during the summer (between June and mid September). The icons beside the service denote whether it is available as normal, limited or not available. The Library will, of course, continue to offer a service from its St Mary’s and J F Allen libraries.

Please note that the Main Library will reopen on Monday 26th September and that the transfer of services will begin on Monday 19th September. Please see below for the status of services during the move.

Colour key:
Available as normal Available as normal Unavailable Limited access Not available
Summer status
Status w/c 19th Sept
Service Additional information for post summer
Available as normal
Available as normal
Academic Liaison Librarians The Academic Liaison Librarians can be contacted via phone, email, meebo or through the service desk. See our page on the Academic Liaison team.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Adaptive Technology Suite The Adaptive Tech Suite is now available in the Garden Seminar Room on the ground floor of Kennedy Hall, off The Scores.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Athens Click here to access information on self registration.
Unavailable
Unavailable
Atlases Available on recall basis from service desk.
no access
Bake sales (outside library) Due to lack of space the Library will be unable to provide space for bake sales during the summer.
no access
Book drop (external out of hours) Due to the capacity of the existing book drop in St Mary’s we will be unable to offer an out of hours book drop facility. Please return books during St Mary’s opening hours.
Unavailable
Available as normal
Book recalls (items in store) Please read our page on access to Library store items over the summer.
no access
Book sale (second hand) The second hand booksale will resume operation when the library reopens on 26th September.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Bindery Click here to access information on the University’s bindery service.
Unavailable
Unavailable
Borrowing (books and journals levels 3 & 4) Available on recall basis from SAULCAT. Items recalled will be available to collect from St Mary’s Library within 24hrs. For more information on how to recall items from the main library please read our recent blog post.
Borrowing (journals level 1) All stock located on level 1 will be inaccessible between June and September. Access will resume 26th September.
Unavailable
Unavailable
CD-roms Available on recall basis from SAULCAT. Items recalled will be available to collect from St Mary’s Library within 24hrs. For more information on how to recall items from the main library please read our recent blog post.
Available as normal
Current journal issues Current issues of our journal title will be unavailable from Monday 19th September until Monday 26th September.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Databases Click here to access.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Datastream Datastream is.now available in the Bute computer classroom on PCs 2,5 and 6
Unavailable
Unavailable
DVDs (borrowing) Available on recall basis from SAULCAT. Items recalled will be available to collect from St Mary’s Library within 24hrs. For more information on how to recall items from the main library please read our recent blog post.
Available as normal
Available as normal
DVDs (playback) A DVD player is available in the King James Library for viewing of Reference DVDs only. Computers in the Bute Computer Classroom have DVDrom drives.
Available as normal
Available as normal
e-books Click here to access our ebooks database.
Available as normal
Available as normal
e-journals Click here to access our ejournals database.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Electronic resources (databases) Click here to access our electronic subject databases.
Available as normal
Available as normal
e-resources Click here to access our e-resources blog site.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Face to face enquiries Face to face enquiries can be made at St Mary’s Library, Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Fines payment Fines of £3 and over can be either paid by cash, via the online payments system or can be paid via credit/debit card at the service desk at St Mary’s. Fines under £3 must be paid by cash only at the service desk at St Mary’s.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Inter-Library loan The Inter-Library loan service is being run from the service desk in St Mary’s during opening hours. Click here to access further information on the Library’s ILL service.
Available as normal
Available as normal
IT helpdesk IT Services will be running a full service from room A5 in Bute Building from May 26th, Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 6.00pm.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Joining Please enquire at the desk or contact us by email, if you wish to join the University Library.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Libguides subject pages Click here to access the Library subject guides.
no access
Lockers Due to lack of space the Library will be unable to provide lockers for library users until 26th September.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Meebo Click here to contact a Librarian through Meebo.
Unavailable
Unavailable
Microfiche/film Microfiche/film items located in our Special Collections department will be inaccessible until June 2011. Microfiches held on open access in the Library will be available on a recall basis from SAULCAT. Microfiche of Pagecat will also be available. The microfiche/film reader next to the Reference collection in the Bute Building will be unavailable from Monday 19th September.
Unavailable
Unavailable
Newspapers Current and pre current months of newspapers will be available for consultation in St Mary’s Library. Back issues of some titles can be accessed via the library website. Back issues of some titles are also available on microfiche/film and can be recalled on 24hr basis through SAULCAT. Back print issues of the St Andrews Citizen, London Review of Books and the New York Review of Books are held in our Special Collections department and are unavailable for consultation until June 2011.
Unavailable
no access
Pagecat Pagecat will be unavailable from Monday 19th September until Monday 26th September.
Available as normal
no access
Percat The Percat volumes will be unavailable from Monday 19th September until Monday 26th September. .
Available as normal
Available as normal
PC clusters The Library has secured the use of the Bute Computer Classroom for the duration of the summer, which is available for student and staff use on a 24hr basis (id card required after 5pm). Other PC classrooms are located round campus and are available for student use. Click here for a list with opening hours. Please note that Butts Wynd classrooms are not available over the summer.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Photocopy cards Photocopy cards can be revalued via the machine in St Mary’s or via credit/debit card at the service desk (minimum transaction of £1)
Available as normal
Available as normal
Photocopying There is a photocopier in St Mary’s and a photocopier beside the Reference book stock in the Bute building, room A9. For students in the North Haugh area there is a photocopier in the J F Allen library.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Print credits Print credits can be purchased online via the payments system.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Printing The Bute Computer Classroom, which the Library has booked for student/staff use over the summer, has print facilities. Alternately there are printers in PC classrooms located round campus available for student use. Click here for a list with opening hours.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Reading lists Click here to access reading lists.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Recent accessions Click here to access our list of recent accessions.
Available as normal
no access
Reference collection The Reference collection will be unavailable from Monday 19th September until Monday 26th September. .
Available as normal
Available as normal
Research@StAndrews:Full text Click here to access the online theses database.
Available as normal
Available as normal
SAULCAT Click here to access.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Scanning There are scanners in PC classrooms located round campus available for student use. Click here for a list with opening hours.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Seeker (search engine) Access SEEKER. More information on the SEEKER search engine.
Unavailable
Unavailable
Seminar rooms If you would like the use of a room for group study please email the Library with your requirements or speak to the desk staff in St Mary’s.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Service desk The service desk is being run from the St Mary’s Library, from 2pm May 25th until September 18th. St Mary’s is open Monday – Friday, 9am – 8pm.
Available as normal
no access
Short loan The Short Loan collectionwill be unavailable from Monday 19th September until Monday 26th September.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Special Collections Special Collections is now open at its new home on the North Haugh. Please read the post on the blog for further details on the service.
no access
Stationery sales
no access
Student advertising space Due to lack of space the Library will be unable to provide student advertising space until September.
Unavailable
Unavailable
Study spaces Access more information on available study spaces around the university campus.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Subject enquiries Please contact our Academic Liaison Librariansif you have a subject enquiry.
Available as normal
Available as normal
Theses As of 7th February, please follow the new procedure for accessing theses.
no access
Ticket sales (outside library) Due to lack of space the Library will be unable to provide space for ticket sales until 26th September.
no access
Vending (drinks and snacks) Due to lack of space the Library will be unable to provide vending facilities until 26th September.
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