Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Facilities and resources

Students and staff have access to a variety of library and information resources, including a library housed within 19 George Square.

Semi-circular building

Library resources

Main Library

The Islamic Library at IMES

The Library is staffed by student volunteers and during term time is generally open between 10am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Borrowing is not permitted, however there are study areas within the library.

The catalogue is searchable online here.

School-based computing facilities

Support services

The English Language Teaching Centre

Free to matriculated students, these courses are especially useful for new postgraduates who would like more experience of English in the context of academic-style writing projects.

The Institute for Academic Development

Close to the University

The National Library of Scotland

As one of the six copyright libraries it receives a copy of every book published in the UK, along with extensive overseas imprints, important manuscript and archival collections and many online resources.

Edinburgh City Libraries