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.

Services

The CRC provides a broad range of services, supporting teaching with collections, international research and projects.

Visitor Information

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

Search & Explore the Collections

Learn more about the collections we care for.

Teaching and Seminar Facilities

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Teaching with collections in a hybrid environment.

Digital Scholarship Centre

Engagement, Collaboration, Training

Research Resources

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A selection of thematic resources for the University's collections.

Conservation

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

Volunteers, Interns & Fellowships

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

Exhibitions & Events

Discover our programme of events and exhibitions at the University of Edinburgh Main Library.

About Us

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

 

 

 

CRC on Social Media

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Blogs

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