Information Services


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Library study space

There is a wide variety of study space available for students in all of the University’s libraries. Students are free to use any site library regardless of their discipline.  

Library study space 

Library News and Events

Information about Library news, events and service updates.

Using the Library

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Where the libraries are, when they are open, borrowing books, joining as a Visitor, requesting resources and more.

Finding resources

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

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.


uCreate - Makerspace, Multimedia and Loans. Equipment, advice and training for the whole university community.

Heritage Collections

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The Heritage Collections teams preserve, provide access to and interpret the heritage collections looked after by the University.

Digitisation Services

The University Library offers the following digitisation and scanning services.  

Library Wellbeing Collection

The Library supports wellbeing through buying, promoting and providing access to a range of relevant print and electronic resources.

Leisure Reading Collection (Libby)

Current students and staff can dip in to the Library's Leisure Reading Collection which includes popular fiction and non-fiction e-books and audiobooks by a wide range of authors covering many genres.   

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