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Other Libraries and bookshops


Can't find what you want in our Libraries?


Edinburgh Napier staff can use a number of other libraries. If you are not sure, contact us to confirm if you are eligible before visiting another library.


Other Libraries in Edinburgh

See our helpsheet with details -  Edinburgh Libraries  

Edinburgh Libraries Guide - lists over 140 libraries and organisations. Please read the online guide before planning a visit to any of the listed libraries.



This is a scheme allowing University staff, PhD, full time postgraduate, part-time, distance and placement students to borrow material from other university libraries. Reference only access is also available for undergraduate full-time students.

Want to join? Please visit the SCONUL Access website​ for online application and follow the simple steps set out there. 

UK Active Map of Universities and HE Institutions - select an institution, then select the Library option (right of screen), for a direct link to their Library website.


Public Libraries

Public libraries in Edinburgh can offer:

  • Free books and journals to support your course
  • Books, magazines, CDs & DVDs for your leisure time
  • Free internet and email
  • Free study spaces
  • Free access to great web resources, like encyclopedias and dictionaries, at: www.edinburgh.gov.uk/electronicresources  

For further information and opening hours check: www.edinburgh.gov.uk/libraries


UK Public Libraries - Find public libraries and online catalogues elsewhere in the country.


Edinburgh Libraries Passport Scheme - free access to over 20 library services within Edinburgh.

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