Opening hours vary throughout the year and by library site. Help Services are not necessarily available at all times.

Main Library

Main Library Opening Hours Calendar 2018/2019

Please check our summer staffing schedule 2019‌‌ for Main Library to make sure help is available.

Freshers' Week & Semester One (Weeks 1 to 11)
Saturday 7 September to Sunday 1 December

Opening Hours

Monday7.30am - 2.30am
Tuesday7.30am - 2.30am
Wednesday7.30am - 2.30am
Thursday7.30am - 2.30am
Friday7.30am - 2.30am
Saturday9.00am - 2.30am
Sunday9.00am - 2.30am

Main Library has an access control system with security gates regulating both entry and exit. Staff and students from the University of Dundee should open the gates using their ID/matriculation card. Other members of the Library should open the gates using the barcode on their LLC membership card. Everyone else visiting the building is required to produce proof of identity at Reception and apply for a day pass. See Access and Membership for further information.

When Main Library is open but no Help Services are available, members may not be admitted without the required ID and it is not possible to apply for membership or a day pass.


Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Library

Due to building work the Library will close at 5pm 16 - 20 September. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Summer Vacation & Freshers' Week
Saturday 25 May to Sunday 15 September

Opening Hours

Monday8.45am - 5.00pm
Tuesday8.45am - 5.00pm
Wednesday8.45am - 5.00pm
Thursday8.45am - 5.00pm
Friday8.45am - 5.00pm

Semester One
Monday 16 September to Friday 20 December

Opening Hours

Monday8.45am - 9.00pm
Tuesday8.45am - 9.00pm
Wednesday8.45am - 9.00pm
Thursday8.45am - 9.00pm
Friday8.45am - 5.00pm
SaturdayMidday - 5.00pm

DJCAD Library is in the Matthew Building which has an access control system. Staff and students from the University of Dundee should call at DJCAD Reception (Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.45pm) to have their ID/matriculation card activated for access. On weekdays before 4.45pm other members of the Library should produce their LLC membership card at DJCAD Reception to be admitted.

Outwith DJCAD Reception opening hours, LLC membership card holders (and staff and students who have not had their ID/matriculation card activated) are advised to obtain a DJCAD Library Visitor Pass from Main Library.


Robertson Trust Medical Library

All Year

Opening Hours

Monday24 hours
Tuesday24 hours
Wednesday24 hours
Thursday24 hours
Friday24 hours
Saturday24 hours
Sunday24 hours

24 hour access to the Medical Library is regulated by an access control system and is only available to students and staff from the University of Dundee, and to NHS Tayside members of the Library. To have your ID/matriculation card enabled, please email the Medical Library and allow 2 working days (Monday - Friday) for the application to be processed.

Open access for other members of the Library and visitors is available Monday - Friday 8.45am - 4.45pm. Outwith these hours, loans may be returned via a book drop situated on Level 8 adjacent to the library entrance.


Kirkcaldy Campus Library

All Year
(apart from Christmas & New Year Vacation)

Opening Hours

Monday8.30am - 9.00pm
Tuesday8.30am - 9.00pm
Wednesday8.30am - 9.00pm
Thursday8.30am - 9.00pm
Friday8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday10.00am - 2.00pm

During the refurbishment and lift installation, the library at the Kirkcaldy Campus will be accessible via the external stairs to the conservatory from Monday 15 July. Please be mindful of the stairs during wet weather.

To access the Kirkcaldy Campus Library after 5.00pm Monday - Thursday staff and students from the University of Dundee should ring the doorbell at the main entrance door and show their ID/matriculation card to be admitted. Other members of the Library should show their LLC membership card and another form of photographic ID.