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New Students: Welcome

A guide to using the Library for new students

Student card

Remember to bring your student ID card to the Library as you'll need it to get in and out and to borrow books.

Student ID card 

Your student ID card also acts as your Library card. When you register you automatically join the Library.

If you don't have a card, you can download the Strathclyde app. You can also use the kiosk at the entrance to the Library and use your DS username and password to create a temporary pass to access the Library. 


Enquiry Desk

Our friendly staff can answer your enquiries. The IS enquiry desk is on Level 3 of the Library and there are also enquiry points on Levels 4 and 5.

Enquiry Desk


Welcome to the Library

This guide will help you get started using the Library.

Andersonian Library


Opening hours

Full details of opening hours are on the Library website.


 The Library is open 24 hours during exam periods. Semester hours are:

Opening hours

Student guide

Download the Information Services Student Guide or pick up a copy at Enquiry points in the Library.This handy guide contains all your essential IT and Library information.

Information Service Student Guide 2019-20cover

University of Strathclyde Mobile App

The University of Strathclyde App gives you instant access to campus resources and information.

University of Strathclyde App

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