Information Services

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.

Sections & staff

Library & University Collections Division has an annual turnover of £10m and is supported by 150 staff. It provides over 3.5 million books and 60 kilometres of Special Collections, Museum and Art Collections, along with over 85,000 e-journals and 600,000 e-books.


person reading a book in special collections
University Collections Online, Image Collections & Centre for Research Collections

News & events

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L&UC related news & events

Strategy & planning

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L&UC Vision & Values, Reports, Surveys and Minutes

Funders & friends

Information about funds, foundations and friends of the University Library and University Collections.

Knowledge Exchange Week 2018

Knowledge Exchange Week 2018
The University of Edinburgh Library and Collections division will host its third Knowledge Exchange Week from 4th - 8th June 2018. 

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