Information Services

Search the Collections

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


Printed Books

Many of our Rare Books and Theses can be found on DiscoverEd, the Library's discovery platform.




Our online catalogue to archives, manuscripts and personal papers (inc. University Archives). Please note that this only represents as much of our collections as have been catalogued electronically.

Archives Catalogue

Lothian Health Services Archive Catalogue


The Art collections online catalogue allows users to search and view images where available.

Art Collection

Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh

The MIMEd collection has been fully catalogued and photographed.

MIMEd Collection


What is online?

Not all our collections can be accessed via the online cataloges. Read further about these collections to find out more.

Rare Books


University Archives

Manuscripts, Archives & Personal Papers

Manual Catalogues, Indexes and Lists

A variety of handlists and indexes are available to use in person at the CRC. Staff will be happy to assist you to navigate these.