Library closure 20th and 21st of August 2007

The Libraries at Halbeath and Rosyth Campus will be closed on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st of August for staff development. You can return books Customer Services during this time. If you have a pin number you can renew your books online by logging into your reader record in the Library catalogue.


Hello Credo Reference

Xreferplus has changed its name to Credo Reference. This is one of the Librarys electronic subscription resources. It contains dictionaries, encyclopedias and thesauri covering just about every topic you can think of. There are also thousands of images files covering areas like science, medicine and art. So a good place to start your research.

You can access Credo Reference now from any computer. If you are on a computer outside the College network you will need an Athens password.

Summer opening hours

From Friday 29th of June to Sunday 26th of August Library opening hours are:

George Lauder Library

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Rosyth Campus Library

  • Monday: 09.00am – 5.00pm
  • Tuesday: 09.00am – 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 09.00am – 6.00pm
  • Thursday: 09.00am – 5.00pm
  • Friday: 09.00am – 1.00pm

Closed for lunch 1 – 1.30pm

*Opening hours at Rosyth could be subject to change please consult Rosyth Campus Library, reception or George Lauder Library for latest information.

You can return resources to Customer Services outwith Library opening times.

Have you heard of Intute?

This is an excellent site if you are looking for information online for your coursework. Intute is free and contains over 100,000 web resources which have been evaluated by subject experts. There are 4 main subject areas which can be searched or browsed:

  • Arts and humanities
  • Health and life sciences
  • Science, engineering and technology
  • Social sciences

The service is specifically for students, lecturers and researchers. So no need to panic when you can’t find anything useful in your search engine search results. Have a look at Intute.