Information Services

Request resources

If the Library does not have resources which you require, find out how to request the purchase of books and other materials for addition to the collections. Details are also provided about requesting Inter-library loans, and information for course organisers on requesting E-reserve scans for teaching.

Scan & Deliver

The Library has launched a new Scan & Deliver service. Staff and students of the University of Edinburgh can request scans of one book chapter or 10% (whichever is the greater) or one journal article via DiscoverEd.

Resource purchase requests

Academic staff may use the relevant online form for their College to request the purchase of books and resources for Library collections . Currently-registered students may make purchase suggestions for Library collections to support their University study and research by using the Request a Book Service (RaB) for students.

Course Reserve

Information and guidance for academics wishing to use Course Reserve.

E-reserve

The E-reserve service scans material on behalf of course organisers, copyright law permitting, for use in teaching.

Interlibrary Loans

The following pages provide full details of our Interlibrary Loans service.

Academic Support Librarians

Library Resources Plus