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Welcome to the Library

We're here to help you find the resources you need at Edinburgh Napier University. If you can't find what you are looking for, try the Help Centre (includes helpsheets for databases and searching).

is the search tool from the Library. One search gives you fast results for books, e-books, online journal articles and more. You can also use it to place requests, check if you have fines and renew borrowed items.

LibrarySearch is still under development, but we would appreciate your feedback about it. 
Learn more about LibrarySearch on this page.

News and Announcements
Extended Exam Opening Hours
All Libraries are operating Extended Exam Opening Hours from Tuesday 21st 
April till Friday 8th May inclusive:
Mondays to Thursdays 8.30am - 10pm
Fridays 8.30am - 8pm
Saturdays and Sundays 9am - 5pm
Web of Science and EndNote Online at risk
Web of Science and EndNote Online will be at risk on Saturday 25th April between 13:00 and 16:00 BST. There will be a short period of downtime of around 15 minutes during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
LibrarySearch at risk
LibrarySearch will be at risk on Sunday 26th April between 01:00 and 05:00 BST. There will be a short period of downtime whilst an upgrade is installed. We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.
New resource - Audio Engineering Society E-library
The Library now has access to the Audio Engineering Society E-library.
The AES E-Library contains over 14,000 items documenting the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day. The E-library includes every AES paper published at a convention, conference or in the Journal.
To use it:
· Go to LibrarySearch http://librarysearch.napier.ac.uk
· Click on ‘Databases’, then ‘A’, then ‘AES E-Library’.
Off campus – Use your University login.


Finding our Libraries - opening hours, locations.
Craiglockhart | Merchiston | Sighthill
Information about our special collections -
Edward Clark Collection, War Poets Collection
Tweet us @ednaplib



Getting started with finding electronic resources.
Searching using your mobile phone/device.
Passwords for off-campus access. 
Electronic resources FAQs.




 Resources for supporting teaching
Copyright - how to copy for classes
Digitising/scanning articles for Moodle. 





Information about using our services.
Off campus services and Additional Needs.
Joining information for University staff and external users.





How to find books and journals, newspapers, theses
Subject Guides - Find information for your subject area. 
If we don't have it - Other libraries and bookshops,
Inter Library Loans
Research and the Research Repository
Copyright - for personal study, facts and glossary.