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Library Services Update 2021-22

Information about Library & University Collections services in response to COVID-19

This page will be kept up to date with information about Library & University Collections facilities and services.

Using the Library in 2021/22

In line with Scottish Government and University guidance, we are delighted to be able to welcome our students, staff and all external users into our library buildings to study, browse and borrow books. Health and safety remains our top priority, and plans may change if guidance is updated. To keep us all safe we are still encouraging library users to

We are continuing our services for library users who prefer to work remotely or are unable to come onto campus, with digital library resources that include over 2 million e-books.


Library Updates 

ECA Library has re-opened

Following a period of temporary closure due to a power outage, ECA Library has re-opened to users from 9am on Monday 20 June.

From 20 June onwards, please borrow and return all ECA Library books and other lending materials at ECA Library.

New Click and Collect requests have been suspended from 12noon on Thursday 16 June. From 20 June, ECA Library will be open normal vacation opening hours of 9am-4:50pm, Monday to Friday.

We thank library users for their understanding during the closed period.

For more information visit:

Frequently Used Services

Library opening hours may have to change in response to adverse weather or the COVID-19 situation. Please check our web pages before you visit, and for the latest updates, follow our twitter feeds at @isalerts@EdUniLibrary&Museums and @EdUniMainLib.  

 Help and support

  • Coronavirus Updates - University page with the latest news about the institution's response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • EdHelp - For general queries about library services or any other student support
  • Academic Support Librarians - For support with finding and using resources for research, teaching or study
  • Resource Lists - For help with accessing and using resource lists
  • Donations - For advice about donating materials to the library

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