Information Services

Library

Use DiscoverEd to find books, ebooks, journals, ejournals and more. Sign into your Library Account using your University Login.

We are gradually re-opening our libraries in a phased programme.
Please see Library Services Update 2020-2021 for current service updates.

 

 

Library Services Update 2020-21

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Information about Library & University Collections services in response to COVID-19

Using the Library

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We are gradually reopening our libraries in a phased programme. Please see Library Services update 2020-2021 for current service updates.

Discovery

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Find Library resources - both print and online - and access the University's Special Collections materials, including rare books, archives, musical instruments and art collections.

Finding resources

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Find ejournals, databases, e-books, exam papers, theses and subject specific resources for your study and research.

Cultural & Heritage Collections

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How to access the University's unique cultural and heritage collections, including the Centre for Research Collections.

Exam papers online

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Exam Papers Online provides access for staff and students of the University of Edinburgh to the collected degree examination papers of the University from 2004 onwards, They may be used by students as a study aid only.

Digitisation Services

Digitisation
The University Library offers the following digitisation and scanning services.  

Library help

If you need to contact us for help with any Library service please get in touch with the IS Helpdesk. There is also a copyright service for related enquiries and an online form if you would like to make a comment, complaint or suggestion.

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