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Opening Hours


Christmas and New Year Holiday Closure

The Institute and its Library will close to readers at 5:00pm on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 for the Christmas and New Year Holidays and will re-open at 9:00am on Monday 5th January 2015. The Document Supply Service for Subscribers will close at 5:00pm on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 for the Christmas and New Year Holidays and will re-open at 9:30am on Monday 5th January 2015.

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

Two Short Loan textbooks from after 1:45pm on Tuesday 23rd December 2014. Please ask at the IALS Library Enquiry Desk if you wish to make bookings. Short Loan textbooks are due back before 10:00am on Monday 5th January 2015.

Two Main Collection textbooks from 9:00am on Tuesday 23rd December 2014. Main Collection books are due back before 11.00pm on Monday 5th January 2015.

Our online services will continue to be available from our website at http://ials.sas.ac.uk/

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

From Monday 29th September 2014 to Friday 12th June 2015 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 (these are extended Saturday Opening Hours from October 2014)
(Last admission to Library at 8.15pm)
(Only current IALS Library card or SAScard holders after 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, Saturday hours until 5.30pm and not open on Sundays during the summer vacation from mid-June until September.

 

IALS Library Summer Vacation Opening Hours

Our Summer Vacation Opening Hours commence on Saturday 13th June 2015. The weekday hours are reduced until 8.00pm and we do not open on Sundays during the Summer Vacation from mid-June until September.

From Saturday 13th June to Friday 11th September 2015 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

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.