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The Sir Duncan Rice Library
Geo Coordinates: 57.165445, -2.105843

The Sir Duncan Rice Library was opened in 2012. Designed by Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen, the £57 million new library is an iconic architectural landmark of North East Scotland.

Its eight floors house the largest of the University's modern collections - including Arts, Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences, and historic collections of rare books, manuscripts and archives in the Special Collections Centre.

Our learning resources rank among the best in Europe. With free wifi across campus, over 1 million volumes in our library collections, plus an extensive language centre you'll have all the resources you need for a fantastic study experience.

The Sir Duncan Rice Library (named in honour of the University’s former Principal) was formally opened by HM The Queen in September 2012.

Disability Information

The DisabledGo service provides a pan-disability access guide to this building.