Edinburgh library and Learning Commons 1 & 2

All opening hours are currently subject to change at short notice.
Please check the Information Services social media channels - we will update our twitter feed daily. 
You can also contact the Library Service Desk at 0131 451 3577 or email ISHelp@hw.ac.uk

Learning Commons 1 (Hugh Nisbet) is open from 6:00am to midnight  7 days a week

Learning Commons 2 (Postgraduate Centre) is open 8:00 am to 10:00pm Monday – Friday, closed at weekends.

EGIS Resource Centre (Edwin Chadwick) is open Monday to Friday, 07:00 am to 10:00 pm and at weekends. The Resource Centre is staffed Monday to Thursday 10:00 am to 04:00 pm and Friday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

PCs are automatically shut down and photocopying ceases 15 minutes before closing.

Library Building 

Access to the library building is controlled through staff and student ID cards. Cards must be used to gain entrance to the library. External visitors can apply for access to the library through the SCONUL access scheme or register as an external visitor with the library. Please email servicedesk@hw.ac.uk for more information. 

Access to the building will be controlled according to physical distancing guidelines. ID cards will be needed to gain access via the entrance gates.

Face coverings must be worn at all times. 

Moving round the building will be the same as moving round the University – keep left when ever possible and physically distance from other students and staff.