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Opening Hours

Easter Holiday 2014

During Easter 2014 the Library will be open to readers from 10.00am to 5.30pm on Thursday 17th April, and then close for Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. The Library will re-open from 10.00am to 5.30pm on Tuesday 22nd April 2014.

Normal extended Library opening hours will resume from 9:00am on Wednesday 23rd April 2014.

The Document Supply service for Subscribers will close for the Easter Holiday at 5:00pm on Wednesday 16th April 2014 and resume at 9:30am on Wednesday 23rd April 2014.

Easter Borrowing for holders of IALS Library BLUE/GREEN or SAS Masters Students Library cards

Two Short Loan textbooks from after 4.45pm on Wednesday 16th April 2014. Please ask at the IALS Library Enquiry Desk if you wish to make reservations. Short Loan textbooks are due back before 10:00am on Wednesday 23rd April 2014.

Two Main Collection textbooks from 9:00am on Wednesday 16th April 2014. Main Collection books are due back before 11.00pm on Wednesday 23rd April 2014.

May Public Holidays 2014

We will be open from 10.00am to 5.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday 5th May 2014 and on Bank Holiday Monday 26th May 2014. (Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders)

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

From Monday 30th September 2013 to Friday 13th June 2014 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 5.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 5.15pm)

Sunday 12.30pm to 6.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 6.15pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders)

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 and not open on Sundays during the summer vacation from mid-June until September.

IALS Library Summer Vacation Opening Hours

From Saturday 14th June to Friday 12th September 2014 IALS Library will operate the following summer vacation hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
(Last admission to Library at 7.45pm)

Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm
(Last admission to Library at 5.15pm)

Sunday Closed