Information Services

Art and Architecture Library

Located in Chambers Street, near the National Museum of Scotland, the Art and Architecture Library provides resources for History of Art, Art, Architecture and Landscape Architecture students.

Please see Library Services Update 2020-2021 for further service updates and information regarding the reopening of the Main Library and other site libraries planned for 14 September.

The Art and Architecture Library is located on the ground and lower ground floors of Minto House, Chambers Street. It provides quiet study space with wireless access throughout and holds over 20,000 books, primarily for history of art, architecture and architectural history courses, and more than 80 architecture-related journals.

Access and opening hours

The Art & Architecture Library will be closed until after 28 February 2021.

Location and contacts

20 Minto House, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JZ. Tel:0131 650 2310.

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  • Helpdesk (Please note that University cards, including Alumni library cards, cannot be issued here. Please visit our Card Helpdesks)
  • Study desks
  • Lending book stock
  • Course Reserve books
  • DVD collection
  • DVD and video viewing facilities
  • Current journals display
  • Back issues of journals
  • Undergraduate dissertations and work placement reports
  • DiscoverEd search points
  • 5 open access PCs
  • Photocopy/printing/scanning

Related Links

Resources available at Edinburgh College of Art 

ECA Library


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