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Dumfries Campus Library

The Library is located in the Dumfries and Galloway College Building.

Opening Hours Terms 1 & 2

  • Monday 08.00-18.00
  • Tuesday 08.00-21.00
  • Wednesday 08.00-18.00
  • Thursday 08.00-18.00
  • Friday 08.00-17.00
  • Saturday CLOSED
  • Sunday CLOSED  

Self Service Portal

All students and staff members have access to an online Self Service Portal to search through the answers to FAQs, log calls or place service requests and review the progress of any submitted requests.

Visit the Self Service Portal

Opening Hours Term 3

  • Monday 09.00-17.00
  • Tuesday 09.00-17.00
  • Wednesday 09.00-17.00
  • Thursday 09.00-17.00
  • Friday 09.00-17.00
  • Saturday CLOSED
  • Sunday CLOSED  

Holiday Closure Dates

The Library will be closed on the following 2020 public holiday dates:

  • 10 April - Good Friday
  • 13 April - Easter Monday
  • 8 May - May Day
  • 11 May - University Rest Day
  • 22 May - University Rest Day
  • 25 May - Spring Bank Holiday

Online access anytime: staff and students can log-in to UWS Portal which has a wealth of information on a range of UWS support services including the Library.

Or browse the Library section of this website. The Library at Lanarkshire Campus is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, 365 days a year, details can be found here


  • Library InfoPoint for library-related enquiries
  • Self-service kiosk for issue and return of books
  • One Search points to search our print collections
  • Student computers to access the UWS network and our digital collections
  • Wifi access to the UWS network and Eduroam


Study spaces

  • Bookable Group Study Zone
  • Quiet study room with student computers
  • Solo Search Zone with student computers and group study table
  • Buddy Study (Open Learning Space) with student computers and group study space


Print resources

Print books and print journals on the following subjects:

  • Health & Nursing
  • Social Science
Last updated: 28/04/2020


Crichton Library

University of the West of Scotland - Dumfries Campus

Dumfries and Galloway College Building

Bankend Road




Contact Us

0141 848 3888 Calls will be answered at any one of the UWS Campus Libraries.