Campus Libraries this Summer

If you are heading off after exams we hope you have a great summer and we will see you again in September. If you are staying around and intend to use the library, we thought you might like to know about the projects we have going on in our campus libraries.

Craiglockhart Campus in the Summer

The research collection is going to be weeded in order to remove unused stock and space the collection out.

Additionally, 2 new lapsafe towers are to be installed giving another 24 laptops for loan.

The staff office is going to be converted for hybrid working with docking stations and new furniture.

Redundant compact storage to be removed to provide more study space.

Merchiston Campus in the Summer

One extra lapsafe tower will be added giving another 12 laptops for loan.

The final batch of DVDs will be uploaded to OMNI.

Journals are being weeded and compact store is being tidied.

Trial of new touch screen equipment in study room 8.

Sighthill Campus in the Summer

SHSC subject librarian is working on lists for stock weeding.

Redundant furniture being moved on LRC5 and 2 collaborative desks are being added. The space is being divided into group study and single study spaces.

New School of Applied Sciences subject librarian has started.

All library staff will be taking part in other projects:

Stock scanning for missing and mis-shelved items.


Checking that all links on our webpages/libguides are working.

Libraries will be open throughout the summer. Link to opening hours:

You can contact us if you have any enquiries about your loans, returns, interlibrary loans or issues accessing electronic books and articles.

Of course, books and laptops can be borrowed and returned, group study rooms can be booked and relaxation spaces are there to take some time out.

You can follow the library on social media and there will be regular posts on our blog right through summer.

And there are Box of Broadcasts access lots of tv programmes to help pass the time!

Also, you can compare to what we did last summerΒ