Edinburgh College of Art Library
The College Library lies at the heart of the Evolution House Learning and Research Zone, providing an innovative environment for learning, teaching and research resources in art and design.
Please note that as of 24th March 2020, all libraries (including the Main Library) will be closed until further notice.
Please check the Covid-19 Library Updates page for further information.
Evolution House, West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2LE
Access and opening hours
Staff and students of the University of Edinburgh have full borrowing rights.
Please note that access to the Library after 4.45pm Monday to Friday and at weekend is available only to University of Edinburgh staff and students with a valid University smartcard, due to door access control at Evolution House. You will also need to enter your card PIN to gain entry, which can be viewed on MyEd. Please contact ECA Library Helpdesk for more details.
We regret that library staff cannot provide entry to library users without smartcard access.
British Sign Language support
A video relay service is available, enabling British Sign Language users to contact public bodies and vice-versa.
This service operates from 8am to 12 midnight, 7 days a week.
Please visit https://contactscotland-bsl.org for full details.