Information Services

Centre for Research Collections

The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is the main space for anyone using the University of Edinburgh’s cultural and heritage collections.

Explore the Collections

An overview of the diverse collections available at the CRC.

Search the Collections

This page provides links to the relevant catalogues for each collection.

Visitor Information

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The Centre for Research Collections is located on the 6th floor of the University of Edinburgh Main Library.

Teaching and Seminar Facilities

Display of new acquitions in the CRC in 2012
The Centre for Research Collections works closely with academic colleagues, researchers, students and other visitors to provide a range of facilities and services for learning, teaching and discovery.

Services (including Digitisation)

The Centre for Research Collections offers a range of services including digitisation and enquiries.

Research Resources

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A selection of resources relevant for research into the CRC's collections.

Conservation

Conservators at the CRC work to preserve the collections through both preventive and interventive treatments.

Volunteers, Interns & Honorary Fellows

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An overview of how you can get involved in the CRC's work.

Events & Exhibitions

Current and forthcoming events and exhibitions at the University of Edinburgh Main Library.

About Us

Researchers in the CRC Reading Room
The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) provides access to the University of Edinburgh’s cultural and heritage collections.

 

 

 

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See our Social Media page for collection and project specific social media accounts.