Information Services

Opening Times & Location

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

Forthcoming Closures

To allow for essential refurbishment works to take place in the CRC Reading Room, please be aware of the following closures:

Friday 26 July and Friday 13 September: the Reading Room will close at 12noon. The CRC reception area will still be open for enquiries and access to meeting rooms.

Monday 29 July and Monday 16 September: the CRC will open at 10am instead of 9am.

Semester time

16 September - 23 December 2019

Monday-Wednesday 9am-7pm
Thursday and Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Vacation time

27 May - 13 September 2019

24 December 2019 - 3 January 2020

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Centre for Research Collections

Contact details



Main University Library
George Square

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Information about you: how we use it and with whom we share it

The information you providewhen contacting us will be used only for purposes of your enquiry. We will not share your personal information with any third party or use it for any other purpose.

We are using information about you because it is necessary respond to your enquiry. By providing your personal data when submitting an enquiry to us, consent for your personal data to be used in this way is implied.

For digitisation orders, your personal data is necessary for the performance of our contract to provide you with services that charge a fee.

We will hold the personal data you provided us for 6 years. We do not use profiling or automated decision-making processes. 

If you have any questions, please contact: CRC Services Manager

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