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Special Collections

The University Library has an extensive and rich Special Collections.To search for books use Library Search and for manuscripts and muniments use the Archive Catalogue however not all of the collections are yet in the catalogue, so it may be best to contact Special Collections Staff if you are seeking a resource. 

Please note that visiting is by appointment only. To arrange a visit, please either email speccoll@st-andrews.ac.uk or telephone (01334) 462339. (The telephone may not always be answered immediately, but the voicemail messages will be checked and responded to regularly.) You should provide us with your preferred date and as much detail as you can of what you wish to consult. Staff will discuss with you an appropriate time and duration of visit. 



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Reference Collections

The Library's printed Reference Collection is on Level 4, and a wide range of language dictionaries is available on each Level.  Please note, however, that many additional Reference publications can be found in our electronic collections.

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