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.
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.
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.
Law Library, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL
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.