Information Services

Opening Times & Location

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

Opening Hours - CRC Reading Room


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


Virtual Reading Room only

10:00-18:30 10:00-18:30 10:00-16:00 10:00-16:00

Christmas & New Year Closure 2021-22

The CRC Reading Room will close at 7pm on Wednesday 22nd December 2021. The CRC will then close entirely from 24th December 2021 to 4th January 2022. The CRC Reading Room will re-open on Wednesday 5th January 2022.


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.

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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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