International Foundation Programme for Science: Home


This guide contains information about using Library resources for students on the International Foundation Programme for Science.


JF Allen Library

The JF Allen Library is the University's main science library. Most textbooks for the sciences are held here although for research in some subjects or to consult older works you may have to use the Main Library.

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It is located on the first floor of the Physics building on North Haugh. During the day it is open to all students.

For more information please see the JF Allen page on the Library website.

Useful Reference Resources

Credo Reference is a collection of several hundred major reference books including dictionaries, encyclopaedias and thesauri including a number of scientific and language resources.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online: dictionaries in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.


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Librarian contact information

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Sharon Nangle
University Library
North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9TR