Information Services

Opening Times & Location

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

Reopening of services following COVID-19 Closure - updated 29th June 2020

The CRC will be opening for limited, appointment-only services on Wednesday 8th July. Opening hours will be Monday to Friday 11:00 - 15:00.  Please see the CRC homepage for information.

Festive Closure 20/21

The Centre for Research Collections will close at 3pm on Friday 17th December 2020, and re-open at 11am on Tuesday 5th January 2021. Please note, the CRC email account will not be monitored during this time. We will respond to all enquiries when we re-open in the new year.

Centre for Research Collections

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Main University Library
George Square

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Privacy Notice

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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