Information Services

Catalogues and resources

Library Catalogue

  • Many of our rare books are catalogued onto the University of Edinburgh’s online catalogue.
  • Collections are also listed in the pre-1986 sheaf catalogue available for consultation in the library.
  • New College Library holdings are included in the online English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC), a union catalogue for books printed in the English language or in Britain and its dominions before 1801.
  • Archive, object and picture collections are catalogued on archival handlists available in New College Library. Some of our collections are also listed online.
  • A growing collection of images from the unique items in our collections are available on the University of Edinburgh image database.