Information Services


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

IS Corporate Directorate

The IS Corporate Directorate provides support to the Vice Principal, Chief Information Officer and Librarian to the University, Gavin McLachlan, and the other IS Directorates to manage the smooth running of IS and its interactions within the wider University community.


Organisational structure of Information Services and its directorates.

Applications Directorate

Services for excellence. Your partner 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

User Services delivers services to users of libraries, IT and learning technology, and provides help, advice and consultancy on all ISG services.

Information Security Division

Providing Information Security Expertise, Policy and Awareness


EDINA is a world class centre for data and digital expertise. We provide large scale online services to universities, colleges and schools across the UK and internationally. We collaborate across the University on data driven innovation.

Digital Curation Centre

National research centre for management of digital information.

Digital Curation Centre