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Shetland UHI Library

Library browsing at Lerwick campus

Lerwick Campus Library browsing:

Browse and borrow

The Lerwick campus Library is open for browsing.  Browsing is only available to Shetland UHI students and staff.  As we are still offering our Click and Collect and Postal Loans services browsing times are limited.

The Library at the Lerwick campus is open for browsing at the following times:

Monday 13.30-20.00
Tuesday 13.30-17.00
Wednesday 13.30-20.00
Thursday 13.30-17.00

  • Please check in using the NHS Test and Protect QR code when in the College building.
  • You must wear a face-covering.
  • Please use the hand-sanitiser provided.
  • You should maintain 1m+ social distancing from other library users and library staff.
  • Windows will be kept open at all times.

The Library's Click and CollectPostal Loans and Inter-Site Loans services are still operating.

Please note that there is no computer access, or study spaces, available in the Library.  If you need access to a computer for study purposes, please book a digital access space.

Safety rules and protocols

Safety Rules and Protocols

The following rules and protocols for browsing must be followed when in the Lerwick Campus Library.

  • You must not attend Shetland UHI if you have symptoms of coronavirus.  You should also consider your own personal vulnerability to coronavirus by following Scottish Government guidance on vulnerable categories.
  • You must register your details, for Test and Protect, when in the College building.
  • Only limited numbers will be allowed in the library at a time.
  • You must wear a face-covering in the Library at all times.
  • You must maintain at least a 1 metre distance from Library staff and other library users in the Library.
  • You must use the hand-sanitiser provided before browsing the shelves.
  • You are not allowed to eat or drink in the Library.

Arriving at the Lerwick Campus

Arriving at the Lerwick campus

On arrival at the campus, please be aware of other students and staff members arriving at, or leaving, the building and remember to follow social distancing guidance.

Please stop at the Reception desk and make yourself known to Reception staff before proceeding to the Library.

Library browsing at Scalloway Campus

Scalloway Campus Library

The Library at the Scalloway Campus is currently closed for browsing.

Students and staff can request items via the Click and Collect and Postal Loans services or contact