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Library Services


Students on full time courses, research-students and college staff may borrow up to 12 items for four weeks at a time.  Overdue items are fined so please return or renew on time. Further borrowing will only be allowed when fines have been paid in full. You will be liable for the replacement cost of lost of damaged items.

Renewing loans

Loan periods may be renewed (providing that items are not overdue or required by other users)  

Loans from other libraries

If you cannot find what your looking for in Sabhal Mòr Ostaig library, it may be possible to borrow it from another library within UHI or through the British Library loan scheme. Ask library staff about this service. 

Using other libraries

Sabhal Mòr students and staff  are entitled to use the library services at other UHI colleges. More information is available on the UHI library website

Sabhal Mòr students and staff may also access other university libraries through the Sconul Access scheme. For more information, contact library staff.

Computing facilities

The computer room (opposite the library) is an excellent resource for research and studying. The College's Usage Policy must be followed while using these facilities. Each student should receive an IT account at the start of the year.
The computer room contains

  • 12 PCs
  • scanner
  • photocopier

At certain times the computer room may be used for training purposes and access may be closed to other users.  Staff and students will be notified on Groupwise.

For more information about computing facilities contact

Other services

The photocopier in the computer room may be used for private study and research purposes.  Photocopy cards are sold at the ACC reception desk. You must follow copyright rules while using the photocopier.

Clan Donald Centre

Sabhal Mòr staff and students may access the Clan Donald Library free of charge. Students must show  their Sabhal Mòr student card at the gate, staff will need a to pick up a pass from Sabhal Mòr Library.  For more information on the collections and opening hours, see Leabharlann Ionad Chlann Dòmhnaill.