Opening Hours

IALS from Russell Square

Christmas and New Year Holidays

The Library will close to readers at 5:00pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open at 9:00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

The Document Service for Subscribers will close at 5:00pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 for the Christmas and New Year Holidays and will re-open at 9:30am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Christmas and New Year Borrowing for holders of IALS Library BLUE / SAS Masters Students Library cards

Three Short Loan textbooks from after 1:45pm on Friday 22nd December 2017. Please ask at the IALS Library Enquiry Desk if you wish to make reservations. Short Loan textbooks are due back before 10:00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Four Main Collection textbooks from 9:00am on Friday 22nd December 2017. Main Collection books are due back before 10:45pm on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

 

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IALS Library Opening Hours from October to mid-June (Term and Vacation)

From Monday 2nd October 2017 to Sunday 10th June 2018 IALS Library will open as follows:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 11.00pm
(Last admission to Library at 10.45pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders after 7.45pm)

Saturday 10.00am to 8.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 8.15pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders after 5.15pm)

Sunday 12.30pm to 8.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 8.15pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders)
(Issue & Enquiry Desk is closed on Sunday)

From Monday 11th June to Friday 14th September 2018 IALS operates the following summer vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm

Document Delivery Service
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm

Closing Bells - Two warning bells are rung each day to indicate that the Library will be closing soon. The first warning bell is rung 25 minutes before the building closes. The second warning bell is rung 15 minutes before the building closes. Members are requested to complete their work and pack up and leave the library after the second bell.

There are several floors in the building to clear and close, and some areas and equipment will be unavailable earlier than the final closing time.

Please note that our normal extended Library opening hours apply to the IALS Library only. All IALS academic rooms close at 8.30pm on weekdays and all day on Sundays.

We will reduce the weekday hours until 8.00pm, Saturday hours until 5.30pm and not open on Sundays during the summer vacation from mid-June until September.

 

IALS from Russell Square

Summer Hours 2018

From Monday 11th June to mid-September 2018 IALS operates the following summer vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm

Document Delivery Service
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm

We will reduce the weekday hours until 8.00pm, Saturday hours until 5.30pm and not open on Sundays during the summer vacation from mid-June until September.

Closing Bells - Two warning bells are rung each day to indicate that the Library will be closing soon. The first warning bell is rung 25 minutes before the building closes. The second warning bell is rung 15 minutes before the building closes. Members are requested to complete their work and pack up and leave the library after the second bell.

There are several floors in the building to clear and close, and some areas and equipment will be unavailable earlier than the final closing time.

 

IALS from Russell Square

Annual stock moving and Library refurbishment work Friday 14th September - Monday 1st October 2018

The Library will close to readers at 5:00pm on Friday 14th September 2018 for essential annual stock moving and refurbishment work and will re-open at 9:00am on Monday 1st October 2018.

The Document Supply Service for subscribers will continue to operate as normal during this period.

 

Page last updated: 6th December 2017