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

2730 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?

2561 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 scan in the library?

2198 views   |   Last updated on Feb 06, 2015    Scanner

The printers/photocopiers in the Main Library, Ninewells, and Duncan of Jordanstone College Library now have a scanning function, which is free to use. You will need to have an existing...

Where can I pay fines?

2071 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 do I collect books I have requested?

1785 views   |   Last updated on Aug 02, 2017    Request Books 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 many items can I borrow?

1683 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...

Where can I return my books?

1659 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Opening hours Books

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...

Can I renew my books?

1621 views   |   Last updated on Sep 27, 2016    Books Renewing

In the new system you will 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...

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

1478 views   |   Last updated on Jun 28, 2016    Journal articles Databases 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 get a library card?

1453 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 do I use EndNote?

1409 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?

1394 views   |   Last updated on Apr 03, 2015    Television BoB Box of Broadcasts Film Image 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...

When is the library open?

1305 views   |   Last updated on Sep 06, 2015    Ninewells Fife Main Library Duncan of Jordanstone Opening hours Perth

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...

Can I return books to the library in Kirkcaldy?

1304 views   |   Last updated on Jun 28, 2016    Ninewells Kirkcaldy Perth Duncan of Jordanstone Books

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?

1278 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Resources Databases Subject Books Journals

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 Open Access?

1240 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Research Open Access

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

Who can I speak to if I have a question?

1226 views   |   Last updated on Aug 22, 2015    Email Subject Support 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...

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

1225 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.  

What is EndNote?

1193 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.

Do I have to pay to take out DVDs?

1167 views   |   Last updated on Sep 07, 2015    Television DVDs Film Image Sound

No, DVD's are free to borrow. In addition, the Library and Learning Centre has a rich collection of image, sound and video resources. Please explore this fascinating collection.

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