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Welcome to the Library 


We're here to help you find the resources you need at Edinburgh Napier University.
Can't find what you are looking for?
See Help Centre​.  


Use LibrarySearch to find fast results for books, e-books, online journal articles and more. Learn more about using LibrarySearch on this page.  


Library Eresources service status 

Information about any current issues with library eresources can be found on the Information Services Service Status​ page > Library eresources. 


News and Announcements


New Journal Deal - 2000+ Taylor and Francis titles

Following demand from academic staff across Schools, Information Services has now brokered a significant new deal for over 2000 Taylor and Francis journals. 

New journal titles include:

  • ​Human-Computer Interaction

  • Information Communication and Society

  • European Journal of Sport Science

  • International Reviews in Physical Chemistry

  • Polymer Reviews

  • Marine Biology Research

To see the entire selection of new journals go to Taylor and Francis Online 

Alternatively, access Taylor and Francis Online via LibrarySearch​>Databases. You may need to log in off campus. Once logged in, you will see the words 'Access provided by Edinburgh Napier University' and a green square next to the titles you have access to.

LibrarySearch new Citation Trail functionality​

The Citation Trail will enable you to explore articles which a specific article has referenced (Citations) and which have referenced it (Cited by). This functionality will be extended to more articles in the future.  


Still time to get the books you want - Epurchasing available


Library epurchasing for 2015/16 remains open in only one subject area.


In response to student feedback, this scheme makes new ebooks available in LibrarySearch for a limited amount of time.


The ebooks that show usage are purchased to keep for the future.


Find more details.


This is a short-term service, to help make it easy to access more ebooks. All year round, we want to ensure that your teaching and research requirements are met. Can't find something you need? See request books.    


Box of Broadcasts: don't lose your clips and playlists!

The library move to Single Sign-On will impact on users' Box of Broadcasts MyBob accounts. Once it has been implemented for BoB, an email will be sent out to registered users and this page will be updated. In order to ensure that your saved clips and playlists are not lost, you will need to merge your 'new' and 'old accounts. Advice on how to do this can be found here.



Digimap: don't lose your work!


The library move to Single Sign-On will impact on users' Digimap accounts. Once it has been implemented for Digimap, an email will be sent out to registered users and this page will be updated. If you are a current user, you will be prompted to re-register for a Digimap account the first time you log into Digimap after the switchover to Single Sign-On. Since your saved Digimap data is tied to your 'old account, it will not be possible to move saved maps over to your 'new' account. In order to allow dissertation students time to finish projects, and researchers time to complete work or export large data files, the old and new accounts will run side by side for a period of time. For further information, please contact Jane Haigh.



Box of Broadcasts - Online TV & Radio for Education


The University has subscribed to a major new service, Box of Broadcasts (BoB) National, which gives students and staff access to over a million TV and radio recordings for educational purposes. See TV for Teaching.​ 


Sage Research Methods Online

A great new resource for researchers or those teaching research methods, with full text of more than 800 ebooks, reference works, journal articles, and videos.

See Sage Research Methods Online.​  



New: Personalise your LibrarySearch results list

Make your LibrarySearch search results more relevant to you by selecting your subject area(s) before you search. Please see further information.