We offer a range of exciting workshops for primary schools based on the Universities historic collections.

If you would like to book a workshop email

Teachers’ support notes and Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes are available on request.


We welcome visits from secondary schools. If you would like to bring your class to visit the library and learn about the Special Collections, get in touch with us at

We may have resources that are relevant to your specialised teaching subject.

Information about the collections can be found on the Catalogues and Collections pages.


The Special Collections Learning Suite compromises a dedicated Learning Room with an interactive Smartboard and capacity for a full class as well as a seminar room for older students.

All facilities are fully accessible.