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Sighthill Learning Resource Centre offers students a range of comfortable study environments with up-to-date facilities spread over five floors. It supports the following areas of study:

Health & Social Care | Vet Nursing | Life sciences | Sports science | Social sciences 



Library Services

  • Use our computers, scan, print & copy facilities: we have around 300 networked computers, scanners, and Multi Function Devices (MFDs) to print, copy & scan. There are power points for laptops on all floors and Wi-Fi is available throughout.
  • Use one of our collaborative desks or booths, plasma screens and technology which enable you to link to your phone or other portable device.
  • There are 6 study rooms and all are fitted with computers, most are fitted with plasma screens. One contains equipment for students with additional needs (4.E.03).
  • Study in silence in one of our silent rooms (3.E.07 and 4.E.07) with great views towards the Castle and Arthur’s Seat.
  • Find Library collections including books, print journals and DVDs; and borrow and return them using the self-service kiosks.
  • Borrow and return laptops using the self-service Lapsafe.
  • Get Library and IT help from our Help Desk on LRC 2.​

LRC 1 - Our Group Study / Social Learning area, a vibrant space to work with friends over coffee

  • Self-service kiosks
  • MFD
  • Study space
  • Collaborative desks and booths

LRC 2 - Can be fairly noisy near the Help Desk, but quieter than Level 1

  • Main Library & IT Help Desk
  • Collect requested items
  • Self-service kiosks
  • Lapsafe self-service Laptop Loans
  • About 100 PCs
  • MFDs
  • Standing Desk

LRC 3 - Quiet Study - you can expect a background murmur of work related conversation

  • Books and DVDs (LRC 3 000 - 599)
  • Physical journals
  • Research collection
  • Study space
  • PCs
  • Silent study room
  • Laptop spaces
  • Collaborative desks
  • MFDs
  • Self-service kiosks

LRC 4 - Quiet Study - you can expect a background murmur of work related conversation

  • Books and DVDs (600-999)
  • Study space
  • PCs
  • Silent study room
  • MFD
  • Study rooms
  • Self-service kiosks
  • Laptop spaces

LRC 5 East - The Horizon Suite

A flexible space used for events, which may be booked through Property and Facilities​.

LRC 5 West

  • Silent study spaces
  • Laptop tables
  • Comfortable seating
  • Collaborative group rooms
  • Silent seminar​ room (20 PCs)

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Sighthill Learning Resource Centre - Location and contact details

  • Telephone: 0131 455 3400  

Edinburgh Napier University

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Sighthill Campus

Edinburgh EH11 4BN

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