Evolution House CLOSED until 20th June 2022

Latest update: Monday 23rd May 2022:
ECA Library is closed until 20th June 2022 due to a loss of power to Evolution House building.  Further information including reopening time will follow.
Click and Collect Service for ECA lending books:
The Click and Collect service for Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Library lending books (Standard, Short Loan and Reserve items) is now available to University Staff and Students, and NHS Lothian Staff on a temporary basis.
To borrow from the ECA general collections showing as ‘Available’ (‘item in place’) please sign into DiscoverEd and ‘Request this item’; Once requests are processed and fetched by library staff, users will be notified by email and items should be collected from the Art & Architecture Library, Minto House, Chambers Street, during advertised opening hours.
Collecting requested items:
All requested items are collected from the Art & Architecture Library, Minto House, Chambers Street, after you have received a confirmation email.
From 27th May onwards the A&A Library opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm only (closed at weekends).
Where should I return ECA items I have borrowed from Art & Architecture Library?
Items should be returned to the Art & Architecture Library (preferred) or Main Library, George Square.
For more information visit: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/using-library/borrowing-a-book/books
Our online Library collections and services, including Scan & Deliver for items located at other University of Edinburgh libraries and Interlibrary Loans service remain available to all.
Use DiscoverEd to find print books and journals available at other site libraries, as well as ebooks, ejournal articles, database content and other materials available online from the Library.
Information about alternative study space is available on the Library study space page.

Art & Architecture Library at Minto House re-opens!

We are very pleased to be able to announce that the A&A Library at Minto House, Chambers Street, re-opened on Wednesday 21st October! Opening hours for this library are Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm.
You can visit the A&A Library to browse, and borrow books. There are 7 pre-bookable study spaces allowing for social distancing. Please note that you MUST pre-book your study space in any of the libraries. To do that please go to https://seated.iot.ed.ac.uk/
Please note there are 165 study spaces further along Chambers Street, in Adam House and 7-8 Chambers Street.
Please remember that you are required to wear a face covering for all library visits. Please show respect to your fellow students and to the staff working in the libraries by wearing your face covering correctly over your nose and mouth, and stick to the 2 metre social distancing rule in place for everyone’s safety.

For further information about the A&A Library please click here.
For information about ECA Library at Evolution House, click here.
For the latest library updates, including how to book a study space, please go to the library homepage.

Update on Art & Architecture Library, Minto House, Chambers Street

Monday 9th September 2019:
The Art & Architecture Library at Minto House, Chambers Street, returns to its usual opening hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, from today.
This library is now under the management of Information Services Group.
For more information, please see its new webpage at: www.ed.ac.uk/is/art-and-arch-library
We look forward to welcoming you to the Library!