Season's Greetings from the staff of the Library & Learning Centre (LLC).


Winter trees in snow

This year the Main Library will open throughout the Christmas and New Year period (9.00am to 10.00pm) including Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Tuesday 2 January. There will also be 24 hour access to the Robertson Trust Medical Library on the Ninewells Campus.

  • Main Library

    • The Main Library will be open to University of Dundee staff and students and to other Library members from 4.00pm on Friday 22 December to Tuesday 2 January inclusive
    • Staff and students must have their ID/matriculation card, and other Library members must have their LLC membership card, to open the security gates
    • There will be no LLC Help Services or UoD IT Service Desk assistance from 4.00pm on Friday 22 December until 8.45am on Wednesday 3 January
    • It will not be possible to borrow or renew a locker key
    • It will not be possible to join the Library.
  • Medical Library

    • The Medical Library will be open only via swipe access from 4.45pm on Thursday 21 December until 8.45am on Wednesday 3 January
    • Applications for swipe access to the Medical Library must be received by 5.00pm on Wednesday 20 December.
  • Gillingham Library

    • The Gillingham Library in Perth closes for the holidays at 9.00pm on Thursday 21 December.
  • Other libraries

    • Duncan of Jordanstone Library closes at 4.00pm and Fife Campus Library closes at 2.00pm on Friday 22 December for the holidays.
  • Ask the Library

    • Our live chat service Ask the Library will be available throughout the Christmas and New Year period. However, from 4.00pm on Friday 22 December until 9.00am on Wednesday 3 January, chats will be answered by librarians who are not based in Dundee.
  • Research Services

    • The Research Services Office of the Library & Learning Centre will be operating a reduced service in the first week of the Christmas and New Year vacation (18–22 December). During this time, all services offered by the Office, including processing of Article Processing Charges for Open Access publication, validation of Research Theses, and allocation of Digital Object Identifiers for datasets and publications, may not be dealt with as promptly as usual.