The Library holds the bulk of the University's law collections, specialising in Scots, UK, international and Commonwealth law.
It is also a designated European Documentation Centre.
Law Library occupancy traffic light system
Updated every five minutes you can see here an indicator of occupancy of the Law Library based upon library entries and exits using anonymized and aggregrated card data recorded at the barriers. See further details about the Law Library Occupancy Traffic Light System data and privacy.
Restricted access to the Main Library and the Law Library for Reference users during exam period
From Monday 18 November to Sunday 15 December 2019 inclusive access to the Main Library and the Law Library will be restricted for Reference users. This also includes those with SCONUL Reference Only cards.
Restrictions are as follows:
Main Library - no access from 5.30am to 5.30pm; Law Library - no access from opening time to 5.30pm.
Centre for Research Collections (CRC) users, graduates of the University of Edinburgh, full SCONUL members with borrowing rights and all other users with borrowing rights are not affected by this.
Normal access arrangements will resume on Monday 16 December 2019.
If you feel an exception should be made in your case, please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating the reasons for an exception to be made.
Access and opening hours
Staff and students of the University of Edinburgh have full access and borrowing rights.
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.