Information Services

Library services - University of Edinburgh staff and students

Staff and fully matriculated students of the University of Edinburgh have full access and borrowing rights to all Edinburgh University library sites.

What does my card entitle me to?

Undergraduates
Borrowing 30 books (Short Loan or Standard Loan items, 3 of which may be Reserve items).
Journals Print journals are for consultation use only.
Taught Postgraduates
Borrowing 50 books (Short Loan or Standard Loan items, 3 of which may be Reserve items).
Journals Print journals are for consultation use only.
Research Postgraduates
Borrowing 60 books (Short Loan or Standard Loan items, 3 of which may be Reserve items).
Journals Print journals are for consultation use only.
Staff
Borrowing 60 books (Short Loan or Standard Loan items, 3 of which may be Reserve items).
Journals Journals, with the exception of current journals, can be borrowed.

Within Edinburgh University Libraries there are photocopying facilities and open-access computing labs.

Staff and students of the University of Edinburgh have automatic access to e-resources subscribed to by the University. These are accessible through EASE.