Information Services

Visitor Information

Information about access to the School of Scottish Studies Archives & Library

Services for the School of Scottish Studies Archive & Library are being delivered online, and in person at the Centre for Research Collections (Main Library). We are also offering in-person appointments for research access to finding aids in 29 George Square. Access is not possible without an appointment.

Festive Closure 2022-23

The University of Edinburgh Festive closure is from close of business on Wednesday 21 December 2022  until Wednesday 4 January 2023.


The School of Scottish Studies Archives and Library is located at 29 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD


Privacy Notice

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

The information you provide when 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 the School of Scottish Studies Archivist:

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