Information Services

Other library catalogues

Other local, national and international library catalogues are available to search online. When the University Library doesn't provide immediate access, consider using Library Resources Plus.

The Library can help staff and students gain access to resources held at other libraries.

Edinburgh University Library catalogues

Special Collections

Special Collections include manuscripts and archives, rare books, photographs, printed and handwritten music, architectural drawings, theses and microforms. The collections relate to University of Edinburgh and its history, and to Scotland and the wider world.

Orchestral sets

The Library holds a collection of over a thousand orchestral sets, a list of which may be consulted at the HelpDesk or downloaded via the link below.

Other library catalogues - Edinburgh

Other library catalogues - Scotland

National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland catalogues and indexes available online.

SALSER

Serials catalogue for Scottish academic and research libraries.

Shelcat

Scottish Health Libraries Catalogue. Access to the library catalogues of some NHS Scotland and partner libraries. Note: access to the libraries may be very limited. Always contact a library before trying to visit.

UMIS: University Museums in Scotland

Search the collections of Scotland's university museums.

Other library catalogues - national and international

British Library

All online British Library catalogues.

COPAC

Search c.90 UK and Irish academic, national & specialist library catalogues

SUNCAT

The Serials Union Catalogue for the UK research community is a free tool to help researchers and librarians locate serials held in the UK.

National Library of Scotland

Search the Main Catalogue, catalogues and databases that contain records of material in the National Library's collections and find information about Manual catalogues held.

The European Library

Access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries.

Library of Congress (LC)

Contains 18 million catalog records for books, serials, manuscripts, maps, music, recordings, images, and electronic resources in the Library of Congress collections.

LIBDEX: the Library Index

Libdex is a worldwide directory of library websites, web-based catalogues and other information.

LibWeb

Browse online libraries worldwide. Over 8000 pages from libraries in 146 countries.

WorldCat

WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.