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Information about contacts and opening times for each Academic Partner Library service of the University of the Highlands and Islands

Electronic Resources Collections

The Electronic Resources Manager is responsible for acquiring and making available eResources to support teaching, learning and research. If you are a student or staff member and require assistance in accessing UHI’s eResources collections please contact your local librarian in the first instance or contact the UHI Service Desk on 01463 279 150 or open a ServiceDesk ticket.

Argyll College UHI

Argyll College UHI
Stewart Road, Campbeltown, PA28 6AT (Map)

Tel: 01631 559673 Fax: 01631 559671
Learning Resources Contact: Liz Richardson

Library support is provided via
ACLibrary and Liz Richardson.  


Request Postal Loan

Books for return can be left in to your nearest local centre or should be posted using a Freepost label - please email to request a label if you do not have one.  The freepost address is:

                                                      Freepost RUEA-BCBJ-RJAT

                                                      Attention Library

                                                      Argyll College UHI

                                                      Glenshellach Business Park


                                                      PA34 4RY


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 09.00hrs - 17.00hrs

During holiday periods not all centres will be open all the time, please check hours of opening with your local learning centre.

Highland Health Sciences Library UHI

Highland Health Sciences Library UHI
Centre for Health Science, Old Perth Road
Inverness, IV2 3JH (Map)

Tel: 01463-279800

IMPORTANT UPDATE - Due to COVID and other factors the Highland Health Sciences Library (HHSL) is experiencing a number of issues at the moment - for the most up to date details of opening times, etc please see our full guide to the HHSL at

Covid-19 measures - The physical Library space has reopened.  The  'click and collect' and 'post-out services' continue to operate.  See our Libguide for further details -  

For further details contact HHSL at -

Email Assistance for all aspects of Library Support is available 09.00-17.00 Monday-Friday
Normal Opening Hours

Term Time

Monday - Friday     :  08.00hrs - 21.00hrs
                                    (staffed 09.00hrs-17.00hrs)
Saturday                 : 09.30hrs - 17.00hrs (unstaffed)
Sunday                   : 10.00hrs - 17.00hrs (unstaffed)



Highland Theological College UHI

Highland Theological College UHI

High Street, Dingwall, Ross-Shire, IV15 9HA (Map)

Tel: 01349 780215 or 07761606407
Email: or

Click here for opening hours and service updates


HTC Paisley

The Wynd Centre,

Paisley, Glasgow, PA1 2DB (Map)



UHI Inverness

UHI Inverness
1 Inverness Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NA (Map)

Tel: 01463 273248
Library Contact: Carol Hart

Please note:  the Library and LRC will move to summer vacation opening hours on Monday 19th June


Library Opening Hours (term-time):

Monday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Tuesday and Wednesday 8.30am - 8.00pm

Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm


Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

To request books, you can use the Place Hold function in Library Search, or you can come in to the Library and select your books in person.   

Please visit our guide on the full range of services available to you.

If you have books to return, please send them back (free of charge up to 2kg) using this address:


UHI Inverness


1 Inverness Campus


Alternatively, you can return the books in person or use the Library Book Returns box in the Ground Floor Atrium.

UHI Outer Hebrides

UHI Outer Hebrides Library Service
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0XR (Map)

Contact Details:

Email: Tel: 01851 770400

Opening Hours:

Term time opening hours are as follows:

8 am to 9 am (unstaffed)

9 am to 5 pm (staffed)

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Summer Break 2023 

From 12th June to 7th August the Library will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only (9 am to 5 pm)

College closure days are as follows:

Friday 4th August 2023

Monday 7th August 2023

Returning books during the summer:

Books can be returned in person to the Library. If the Library is closed you can return books to the book drop located outside the Library entrance or to the main reception. However if you cannot return your books in person, please contact us by email, so we can advise you further, including providing you with our FREEPOST address.

For further information about our services please refer to our online guide to UHI Outer Hebrides Library services.

Please note if you are not a UHI student or staff member you must sign in at reception. 


UHI Moray

UHI Moray
Moray Street, Elgin, IV30 1JJ (Map)

Tel: 01343 576206 Fax: 01343 576001
Library Contact: Moray College Library

Opening times:

Monday - Thursday 8.45 am - 4.30 pm

Friday 8.45 am - 4.00pm

Study spaces

Study spaces are available. No booking required

Book borrowing

Students can borrow books via click-and-collect. More information :

If you have books to return, please send them back (free of charge up to 2kg) using this address:

Attention: Library
Moray College UHI
Moray Street
Elgin IV30 1JJ

For library support please contact staff via eMail.



UHI North Highland

UHI North Highland 
Ormlie Road, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7EE (Map)

Tel: 01847 889293/4 
Learning Resources Contact: Janet Parker

Thurso, Alness and Dornoch campus libraries are open for browsing, book borrowing and studying.

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday                : 08.30hrs - 16.30hrs
Friday                                     : 09.00hrs - 12.30hrs

Orkney College UHI

Orkney College UHI
The Library, Orkney College
Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1LX (Map)
Tel: 01856 569272 Fax: 01856 569001
Learning Resources Contact: Anette Andersen or Tracey Cooper

Covid-19 Measures

The library is open but only to 5 browsers at one time. We also have limited study spaces available.

For library support during this time please contact the library via eMail

For CLA queries – please use the
CLA email address

Opening Hours

Monday - Wednesday   : 09.00hrs - 16.00hrs 

Thursday: 09.00-16.30

Friday: 09.15hrs - 15.45hrs

Perth College UHI




In line with the rest of the college Perth College Library will close at 4.45 pm on Thursday 22 December 2022  and will open again at 8 am on Monday 9 January 2023. Study space will be available in the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing (ASW) throughout the break during their normal opening hours, visit ASW or call ahead to check opening hours 01738 877313

Please contact us or check out Perth College LibGuide for further information


Perth College UHI
Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NX (Map)
Tel: 01738 877721
Learning Resources Contact: Perth College Library 
Library - Perth College UHI

You can study in the library. Please call the team on 01738 877721 for any further assistance.

Click and post form 
For more details go to Perth College Library Webpage

Opening times 
Monday to Thursday
8.00am – 9.00 pm


8.00 am - 4.45 pm

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI
An Leabharlann, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Slèite, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach, IV44 8RQ (Map)
Fòn: 01471 888431/888447
Ceannard an Leabharlainn: Cairistìona Cain


Diluain - Dihaoine | Monday-Friday: 0900-1700

 Airson taic bho sgioba an leabharlainn, nach bruidhinn sibh rinn no nach cuir sibh fios thugainn air post-d.
For support from the library team, please speak to us or contact us on email

Seirbheis-iasaid tron phost | Postal loan service

Airson oileanaich an t-Sabhail Mhòir | Available for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig students.

Gabhaidh leabhraichean a thilleadh dhan leabharlann saor an asgaidh a’ cleachdadh an seòladh | Free return of books is available using the Freepost address :


An Leabharlann

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

Ionad Nàiseanta Cànain is Cultair


Isle of Skye

IV44 8RQ


Seirbheis Sganaidh | Scanning Service


Tha seirbheis sganaidh ann airson artaigealan no chaibideilean de leabhraichean a-rèir ceadan dlighe-sgrìobhaidh | A scanning service is available for articles and book chapters within copyright permissions.

Cuir fios gu sgioba an leabharlainn | Contact the library team


Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI

SAMS UHI - Scottish Association for Marine Science
Dunbeg, by Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA (Map)

Tel: 01631 559000; Fax: 01631 559001
Learning Resources Contact:


Opening Hours :

Monday - Thursday: 07.30hrs - 21.00hrs
Friday                     : 07.30hrs - 19.45hrs
Saturday & Sunday: 09.00hrs - 17.45hrs

The librarian normally works 08.30-12.30 Mon-Thurs. 
A door pass is required to enter the library.

See also SAMS LibGuide

UHI Shetland

UHI Shetland
Lerwick Campus Library, Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX (Map)

Scalloway Campus Library, Port Arthur, Scalloway Shetland ZE1 0UN (Map)

Tel: 01595 771258 Fax: 01595 771001 or 01595 772001


Learning Resources Contact: Alison Kilgour

UHI Shetland Library web pages

The UHI Shetland Library is open for browsing and borrowing books and for study. 

UHI Shetland Library web pages

West Highland College UHI

West Highland College UHI
An Aird, Carmichael Way, Fort William, Lochaber, PH33 6FF (Map)

Tel: 01397 874277 Fax: 01397 874000
Learning Resources Contact: West Highland College Library

Covid-19 measures

The library is closed until further notice.
For library support please contact staff via eMail.

Opening Hours

Term Time
Monday - Thursday : 09.00hrs - 20.30hrs (staffed 09.00hrs - 17.30hrs)
Friday                        : 09.00hrs - 16.30hrs
Saturday                   : A.M. during exam periods
                                     (contact the college for further details)

Vacation                  : 09.00hrs - 17.00hrs
                                   (not staffed at all times -
                                   self-service issues and returns available)