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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.  


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 

Reading lists - New software for 17/18

Leganto plain image.pngInformation Services are pleased to announce the University-wide launch of new reading list software, Leganto. 

This is a Moodle-integrated reading list system, which will help teaching staff quickly and easily create and update reading lists. Students will be able to access digital reading lists via Moodle, with the ability to comment and collaborate with other students.

For more information and introductory workshops for teaching staff, see Reading Lists.

Group Study Room Online Bookings – Now available for students​

Information Services are delighted to announce that the pilot for the new Group Study Room Booking system is now live and that students can now book the Craiglockhart Group Study Rooms online.

The system, which has been implemented in response to student feedback, will initially be piloted at Craiglockhart and then rolled out to the other campuses if the pilot is successful.

The new system enables students to book and check availability of the Library Group Study Rooms online. 

For further information please visit myNapier or see Group Study Rooms. 

Please note:  the Group Study Rooms are solely for the use of students.


New service - Browzine app for exploring journals


BrowZine allows you to browse current and back issues of most of the Library’s scholarly journals (although for in-depth research or older material, please check LibrarySearch).

Using BrowZine, you can:

Browse thousands of scholarly journals – in a mobile app or on the web.

Create a personal bookshelf of favourite titles.

Be alerted when new articles are available in your favourite journals.

Sync across your desktop and mobile devices.

Find out more.

Intelligent loans - return items borrowed 4 months ago

If you borrowed books at the beginning of the trimester, they have now reached the 4 month maximum loan period. This means they will not automatically renew and you need to return them to the library as soon as possible.

If you still need the books, and they haven't been requested, you can:

  • use the library self service machines to return and then borrow them again.

  • take them to a library Help Desk and staff will assist you.  

For more information, see Intelligent Loans​.  

If you have any difficulty returning your books please contact the Library on 0131 455 3500 or library@napier.ac.uk​ as soon as possible.



Box of Broadcasts – Playlists now available


Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is the on demand TV and radio service for education from the British Universities Film Video Council.


Following the BoB platform upgrade in August, playlists and clips from the old platform are now available.


If you are prompted to register on the new platform, please use the same email address you used to register on the old platform. Once registered, or if you have previously registered, you will see guidance for importing your clips and playlists.


For details, see:

Importing playlists/clips​

If you experience any problems, please contact: library@napier.ac.uk