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I have lost my student ID card, what should I do?

16079 views   |   Last updated on Sep 06, 2015    ID

Visit this page to find all the information you need. Everyone visiting the Main Library is required to produce a current membership card or proof of identity at Reception. More information on our...


When is the Art Materials shop open at the College of Art and Design?

14734 views   |   Last updated on Nov 06, 2014    Duncan of Jordanstone Art Materials

The Art Materials Shop at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design is open Monday to Friday 8.45am - 4pm. It is located within the Crawford Building opposite the entrance to the DJCAD...


Where can I return my books?

13269 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Books Opening hours

You can return books to Main Library or any of our site libraries. Please check the opening times of our site libraries. At Main Library you can return books in the library, or use the external...


How can I search for recent journal articles for my subject?

12502 views   |   Last updated on Dec 20, 2017    Databases Journals Journal articles

The easiest place to start your search is by using Library Search. Library Search provides a single search box to search across all types of academic content including ebooks, journals, newspapers...


Where do I collect books I have requested?

12434 views   |   Last updated on Aug 02, 2017    Books Request Hold

Books you have requested can be collected from the 'Requests' area of Main Library, within the InfoZone. This is directly in front of you as you pass through the entry gates at Main Library. At...


Can I renew my books?

12172 views   |   Last updated on Dec 20, 2017    Books Renewing

You no longer have to renew your books. This will be done automatically for a period of 12 months unless someone else requests one of the books you have on loan, in which case you will be notified...


I am leaving the University can I donate my books to the library?

9878 views   |   Last updated on Mar 18, 2016    Books Donations

That's very thoughtful of you however we no longer accept donations of books. All the best for the future!


How will the Library contact me?

9603 views   |   Last updated on Sep 28, 2014    Request Renewing Email Hold

We use your University email account to notify you when requested items are available to collect, the due date for an item you have on loan is approaching, and items have become overdue. It is...


What is subject support?

9411 views   |   Last updated on Aug 22, 2015    Subject Support

Subject support is available for staff, students and researchers. Please visit the LibGuides page. Subject support staff are skilled in finding and using information resources in the different...


How can I get help with a literature search?

8932 views   |   Last updated on Feb 23, 2018    Subject Support Literature search Distance learner Liaison Service

We have an online guide. You can also book a 1-2-1 appointment, or get help via email if you are distance learning student. Try the online LibGuide on Literature Searching, or email us for help:...


Where can I pay fines?

4790 views   |   Last updated on May 31, 2016    Books Fines

At Main Library you can pay fines at any of the self service machines. You can also pay by credit/debit card at the self service machines at Main Library. You can also phone the Library to pay...


How do I get a library card?

3868 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    ID

Your University of Dundee Staff/Student ID is your library card. Please remember to bring it every time you visit one of our libraries. If you are not a member of  University of Dundee, please...


How many items can I borrow?

3848 views   |   Last updated on Aug 02, 2017    Borrowing Books

Undergraduates 18 items Taught Postgraduates 30 items Research Postgraduates 30 items Staff 30 items Please note that audiovisual items (including CDs, DVDs, and videos) are available to...


I looked up a book that I would like to borrow for Maths. The location of the book is Remote Store 1 (Solum) Mathematics Collection. Where is that?

3715 views   |   Last updated on Feb 23, 2018    Remote Store Request Hold Library Store

Some library material is shelved in library stores and we will collect them for you. These items can still be requested as normal through Library Search. When the item is available for collection...


How do I use EndNote?

3659 views   |   Last updated on Jan 08, 2015    Referencing EndNote

Please see this short introduction video for an overview of how to use EndNote and some of the benefits of using EndNote.  


Can I print on A3 paper?  How much does it cost?

3628 views   |   Last updated on Mar 21, 2016    photocopy photocopying print photocopy sizes print prices photocopy prices print sizes printing

Yes, below is a list of the various size options and prices we offer - Black and white printing costs: A4 duplex (double-sided) - 4p per side (8p per page) A4 single sided - 5p per page A3...


Can I return books to one of the other libraries?

3431 views   |   Last updated on Dec 20, 2017    Perth Duncan of Jordanstone Books Ninewells Kirkcaldy

Of course, the Library and Learning Centre has 4 other libraries you can use in addition to the Main Library in Dundee. There are libraries at Ninewells, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and...


What resources are available in my subject area?

3427 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Subject Resources Books Journals Databases

The LibGuides pages are a good place to start. You will also find contact details here for your subject support team. Please see our animated guide:


What is EndNote?

3413 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Referencing EndNote

EndNote is reference management software, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Please see our page on Using EndNote with Library Resources.


What is Box of Broadcasts?

3407 views   |   Last updated on Apr 03, 2015    Box of Broadcasts Sound Television Image BoB Film

BoB, or Box of Broadcasts, is a fantastic off-air recording and media archive service. All registered staff and students at the University of Dundee can record programmes using BoB. You can record...


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