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

4982 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?

4074 views   |   Last updated on Nov 06, 2014    Art Materials Duncan of Jordanstone

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 pay fines?

3192 views   |   Last updated on May 31, 2016    Fines Books

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...


Where can I return my books?

2826 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 many items can I borrow?

2694 views   |   Last updated on Aug 02, 2017    Books Borrowing

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...


Where do I collect books I have requested?

2683 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...


How do I get a library card?

2561 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...


Can I renew my books?

2500 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...


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

2498 views   |   Last updated on Dec 20, 2017    Databases Journal articles Journals

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...


How do I use EndNote?

2389 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.  


What is Box of Broadcasts?

2265 views   |   Last updated on Apr 03, 2015    Television Box of Broadcasts BoB Image Film Sound

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...


Can I return books to one of the other libraries?

2220 views   |   Last updated on Dec 20, 2017    Books Ninewells Kirkcaldy Perth Duncan of Jordanstone

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 is EndNote?

2215 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 resources are available in my subject area?

2208 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Databases Books Journals Subject Resources

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:


When is the library open?

2173 views   |   Last updated on Sep 06, 2015    Ninewells Opening hours Main Library Perth Fife Duncan of Jordanstone

Please visit the Opening Hours page on our website. This will provide you with information about opening hours for Main Library, and also for Ninewells, Duncan of Jordanstone, Kirkcaldy, and Perth...


Who can I speak to if I have a question?

2086 views   |   Last updated on Aug 22, 2015    Subject Support Email Facebook

To speak to a friendly and welcoming member of Library and Learning Centre staff: Visit the Library and Learning Centre InfoZone on the ground floor of Main Library. Visit staff at our site...


What is Open Access?

2077 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Open Access Research

Please visit our pages about Open Access. For further information please contact your Subject support team.


Using my EndNote library can I see what I cited in my assignment?

2049 views   |   Last updated on Jan 08, 2015    Referencing EndNote

Please watch this short helpful video which explains how to quickly see what you have cited in an essay/assignment/paper, and how to create a 'group' for these references.  


Do I have to pay to take out DVDs?

2009 views   |   Last updated on Nov 28, 2017    Television Image Film DVDs Sound

No, DVD's are free to borrow, but remember to unlock them before you leave the library. In addition, the Library and Learning Centre has a rich collection of image, sound and video resources....


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?

1689 views   |   Last updated on Feb 23, 2018    Library Store Remote Store Request Hold

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...


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