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.
COVID-19 Re-opening Information
Face-to-face services at the CRC are open. Please read the guidance on our Visitor Information pages carefully.
Following government advice, face-to-face services at the School of Scottish Studies Archives & Library, and the University Collections Facility remain closed at this time. Please note, most staff remain working from home and do not have access to collections.
- We are still monitoring our email enquiries (firstname.lastname@example.org) and, where possible, will direct users to relevant online resources.
- For up to date information about the University of Edinburgh's response to COVID-19 please see the webpages.
- Information about the impact of COVID-19 on wider library services are available on a dedicated webpage.
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