Information Services

University Collections Facility

The following pages provide information on the materials stored in the University Collections Facility (formerly known as the Library Annexe) and also provide information about how to access these items.

Important Service Update

As part of a phased re-opening of Library services we are re-introducing services at the University Collections Facility. Requests for Special Collections, Archives and LHSA Archives can be made through the Centre for Research Collections. Requests for physical general collection items through DiscoverEd have resumed for University students and staff (including Lothian Health Board Staff) as of Tuesday 3rd November 2020. Further updates will be provided on this webpage. Full details of the phased re-opening of Library services is provided on the Library Services Update 2020-21 page.

Library Services Update 2020-21

 

About the University Collections Facility

Items stored at the University Collections Facility
The University Collections Facility (UCF) is the University’s off-campus storage facility, housing a wide range of general and research collections.

Request material

University Collections Facility stacks
How to request material from the University Collections Facility (UCF), including General Collections and Special Collections items.

Delivery times

Scanning at the University Collections Facility
The University Collections Facility (UCF) provides a delivery service of General Collections material two times a week (Wednesday and Friday).

Contact details and visitor information

University Collections Facility entrance
Contact details, opening hours and visitor information for the University Collections Facility (UCF).