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Searching other Libraries


You can search many other academic libraries' catalogues online. If you want to visit other libraries, remember that you may need a letter of introduction or SCONUL Access membership. 


Within Edinburgh


Finding Journals

SUNCAT allows you to search for serials (e.g. journal or magazines) across a number of major academic and research libraries. If you only want to search within Edinburgh, limit your search by Location  


Elsewhere in the UK

COPAC provides access to the merged online catalogues of 24 major university research libraries in the UK and Ireland PLUS the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, and the National Library of Wales/Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru.
Explore the British Library enables users to search the major reference and document supply collections of the British Library.
UK Public Libraries - Find public libraries and online catalogues elsewhere in the country.


Library of Congress online catalog provides access to over 12 million records from the largest library in the world.
The European Library provides links to the online catalogues and WWW services of Europe's national libraries.
Libweb currently lists over 7500 pages from libraries in over 135 countries