The Andersonian Library is in the Curran Building.

The Curran Building is off Cathedral Street. The building is on the opposite side of the road to the Business School and Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS). We are opposite the Lord Hope Building and the site of the new Sport, Health and Wellbeing building.

Find us on the interactive campus map or on your mobile device with the Strathclyde app.

Check the Library opening hours before making a journey.

Our address

101 St James Road
G4 0NS

Get to the main entrance of the Library by following the pedestrian path from either Cathedral Street or St James Road. Once inside the building there is a flight of stairs leading to the Library entrance. Access to the Library for those with mobility difficulties is at 101 St James Road. The Curran building has a lift.

Find our email address and telephone numbers on our contact details page.

How to get to the Library

It's easy to visit us on foot, by bike or using Glasgow's extensive public transport network.

Get detailed campus maps in your hand in our free mobile app for Android, iOS and Windows devices.


Everything on our city centre is within walking distance - it takes about 10 minutes to walk from one end of the campus to the other.


There are bike parking facilities along the footpath leading to the main entrance to the Curran Building.

There are also Nextbike cycle hire stations in various locations around the city.

By train

Our nearest train station is Glasgow Queen Street, which is less than ten minutes' walk from the Curran Building along Cathedral Street.

Glasgow's largest train station, Central Station, is just under a mile away on Gordon Street.

Visit National Rail Enquiries to plan your journey by train.

By bus

Several bus companies operate in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.

Our nearest large bus station is Buchanan Bus Station, approximately ten minutes' walk from the Curran building. Local, national and international services use this station, which is open 24 hours a day.

Local operators serve smaller bus stops surrounding the Curran building.

Visit Traveline Scotland or the SPT website to plan your journey around Glasgow by bus and/or Subway.

By Subway

Glasgow's underground train is the quickest way to travel between the city centre and West End. Our nearest Subway station is Buchanan Street, in the city centre. This is approximately ten minutes' walk from the Curran Building.

Visit the SPT website to plan your journey around Glasgow by Subway and/or bus.

By car

The Curran Building has no visitor parking facilities. There is limited, payable on-street parking nearby. The nearest covered parking facilities are:

Park and ride

There are several park-and-ride facilities surrounding Glasgow. Visit the SPT website for more information.