Library Information for School Pupils: Welcome

This guide provides local S6 pupils with information about the Library at the University of St Andrews, including - joining, borrowing, finding resources, floor plans, getting help, and Open Access resources.


Welcome to the Library guide for S6 Local School Pupils.  We hope you'll find this useful for finding out about the Library.

The guide contains lots of information, so use the tabs at the top to find the information you need.  

Library Staff are here to help, please ask whenever you need any information or advice on our facilities, resources, and services.  We provide lots of ways for you to get in touch, you'll find the live Library Chat box on the right hand side of this guide, and across our webpages; you can chat with us 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday, or check out our LibAnswers page when Chat isn't available.  See the Contact us tab for more ways to get in touch.

Library Opening Times


      During Semester, the Main Library opening times are:

                  08.00-02.00 Daily

     Our opening times vary during vacation.

      You'll find full details of the opening times for all our

     sites using the link below.





Open/Close by Tom Magliery licensed by Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 2.0

Library Webpage

You'll find the Library Webpage using the link above.

Library Service Desks

There are Service Desks at all of our Library sites.  The Staff are here to help you with any enquiries you may have about using the Library, so please ask!


Chat with us

You can chat  online with a member of Library staff, Monday - Friday 9.00-17.00.

Before you go!

299/365 sorcepan by David Telford, licensed by CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Have you forgotten anything?  Before you leave the Library please make sure:

  • You take all your belongings with you!  
  • Put your rubbish into the bins located throughout the Library.
  • Wait until you are away from the silent study spaces and the stairs before you make any noise.
  • If you plan on coming back to the Library later, check when we close.  Sorry, but you won't be admitted to the Library in the 15 minutes before closing time.