Click and Collect service

Staff and students of the University of Strathclyde can now request books through the Library catalogue, with collection available from Monday 27 July.

Please note: This is a limited contact service. The Library remains closed.

How to use Click and Collect

1. Search

  1. Go to SUPrimo Library Search
  2. Click the 'sign in' link and log in using your DS username and password.
  3. Use SUPrimo to search for the item/s you'd like to request. Contact us if you need help finding the items you need.

You may request a maximum of 10 physical items at a time from:

Our electronic resources continue to be available to all staff and students.

2. Request

  1. Find the item you want and click 'get it'.
  2. Click the 'Request' link and follow the instructions.

If you place your request before 15:00 Monday–Friday, we will aim to have your items ready for collection by 11:00 the next working day.

3. Wait

We will email you when your items are ready to collect. 

If we are unable to fulfill your request, we will tell you this, too. If this happens, our Library staff can advise you on alternative titles if you wish.

4. Collect

Once we have emailed you to tell you your items are ready to pick up, please come to the back door of the Library to collect them.

Your item/s will be in a bag with your name, registration number, and expiry date of your request.

We will hold your items for a maximum of 4 days (not including days we are closed). If you have not collected your items within 4 days we will return them to the shelves so that others may request them.

Collection point 

The collection point is at the back door of the Library. There is currently no access to the building via the main entrance.

The back door is at:

101 St James Road
G4 0NS

The back door of the Library is opposite The Howgait pub and St James House student accommodation.

Collection times 

You can collect items between 11:00 and 15:00, from Monday to Friday only.

Please bring some photographic ID when you are collecting your items. 

Click and Collect options for people who are shielding

If you are shielding or have a health condition which makes you vulnerable and are unable to collect items in person please contact and we can arrange for someone else to collect your item or for the item to be posted to you. 

Health and safety

The health and safety our students and staff is our top priority. Items returned to the Library will have been quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before being made available for click and collect.

When collecting your items, please:

  • Keep a two metre distance from others not from your household.
  • Wear a face covering if you would like to.
  • Use the hand sanitiser provided.