Information Services

Library Wellbeing Collection

The Library supports wellbeing through buying, promoting and providing access to a range of relevant print and electronic resources.

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The Library Wellbeing Collection contains resources on all aspects of wellbeing, including but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Eco-anxiety
  • Exercise
  • General Wellbeing
  • Happiness
  • Loneliness
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Sleeping well
  • University life

The Library’s Wellbeing Collection is for all University of Edinburgh staff and students. External members of University of Edinburgh Libraries can access the Library Wellbeing Collection in line with their authorised level of access to print and electronic Library resources.

About the Library Wellbeing Collection

Items in the Library Wellbeing Collection can be found in the Wellbeing Collection Resource List or located using DiscoverEd.

A LibGuide about the Library Wellbeing Collection and Reading For Leisure is available.

Library Wellbeing Collection Display April / May 2024

There is a display of some of the print items in our Library Wellbeing Collection on the ground floor, in the Main Library, George Square throughout April and May 2024. All books in the display can be browsed and borrowed so please take a look at this fantastic new collection.


Make a suggestion

Is there a book you would like us to buy to add to the Library’s Wellbeing Collection?

Use the Request A Book (RaB) purchase request form and add “Wellbeing” into the comments field at the bottom of the form to send us your suggestions.