Information Services


Information Services (IS) is led by the Chief Information Officer and Librarian to the University, and organised into 8 divisions.

IS Corporate Office

The IS Corporate Office provides support to the CIO and the divisions to manage the smooth running of IS and its interactions within the wider University community.


Organisational structure of Information Services and its divisions.

Applications Division

Services for excellence. A catalyst for change.

IT Infrastructure

IT Infrastructure is a division of Information Services. It provides a range of infrastructure services across IT and Telephony.

Learning, Teaching and Web

Supports learning, teaching and outreach for an enhanced student experience.

Library & University Collections

Library and University Collections (L&UC) is responsible for the University of Edinburgh’s digital and physical collections. We work in partnership to deliver the services that bring our collections to the university community and the wider public.

User Services Division

User Services Division (USD) delivers services to users of libraries, IT and learning technology, and provides help, advice and consultancy on all IS services.

EDINA and Data Library

We provide local and online data services for staff and students.

Digital Curation Centre

National research centre for management of digital information.

Digital Curation Centre