Library Layout

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Level One

level 1 seating and shelves

Open access collections:

  • Serials 0-999 
  • Bibliographies
  • Government publications, including Scottish Parliament publications
  • Royal Scottish Geographical Society collection


Closed Access Collections (make a Store Request online or at the Enquiry Desk)

  • Dewey book store
  • Company reports collection
  • Key note reports

Facilities include:

  • Silent study facilities
  • Power sockets for laptops and mobile devices
  • Multifunctional devices offering black and white and colour printing and photocopying.
  • Reference Collection for all subjects located on this level.
Level Two

study clusters

Contains a variety of group discussion space including:

  • 4 bookable group discussion rooms and 12 group study clusters.
  • Enhanced assistive technologies facilities.
  • Library Shop: includes access to reprographic services, binding and Posters Plus

Facilities include:

  • PCs and scanners (located in the main PC area).
  • Multifunctional devices offering black and white and colour printing and photocopying.
Level Three
Level 3

The main entry point to the Andersonian Library offers a large computer workstation facility. Also on this floor, you will find the:

  • Enquiry Desk (staff at this point can assist with all Library and IT enquiries).
  • Short Loans Collection (contains high-demand reading material; also includes a seating area and photocopiers).
  • Newspapers (extension area).

Facilities include:

  • PCs and scanners (located in the main PC area).
  • Multifunctional devices offering black and white and colour printing and photocopying.
  • John Anderson Meeting Room.
  • Liblabs 1 (CU 315a) and 2 (CU 315b).
  • Print credit kiosk.
  • Self-issue kiosks.
  • Returns machine.
Level Four

Level 4 shelving

Subjects: Applied Sciences; Biological Sciences; Building; Business; Chemistry; Computing; Criminology; Earth Sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering; Hotel Studies; Language; Leisure & Tourism; Library and Information Science; Management; Marketing; Pharmaceutical Science; Philosophy; Physical Sciences; Politics; Psychology; Public Administration; Religion; Social Sciences; Technology.

Subjects Located on Level 4 - PDF guide.

Services: Enquiry point for Business, Engineering and Science.

Shelving Map of Level 4  - PDF guide.

Facilities:

  • There are a number of PCs on this floor; a small number of these are 'SUPrimo only' and do not require a DS login.
  • Scanner.
  • Multifunctional device offering printing and photocopying.
  • Large Discussion Room - for group work and study.
  • Seminar Room 4 (CU 413).
Level Five
Level 5 shelving

Subjects: Arts and Architecture; Children's collection; Geography; History; Humanities; Literature; Law; Maps and Atlases; Media & Music collection; Planning.

Subjects Located on Level 5 - PDF guide

Services:

  • Enquiry point for Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, including Law.
  • Archives & Special Collections reading room and service.

Shelving Map of Level 5 - PDF guide. 

Facilities:

  • There are a number of PCs on this floor; a small number of these are 'SUPrimo only' and do not require a DS login.
  • Scanner.
  • Multifunctional device offering printing and photocopying.
  • Large Discussion Room - for group work and study. Small bookable Group Study Room.
  • Seminar Room 5 (CU 517).