Research Enquiries

Research Enquiries

We welcome all research enquiries relating to the University’s archive and printed collections. 

Please send your enquiry to specialcollections@abdn.ac.uk 

Special Collections Centre
The Sir Duncan Rice Library
Bedford Road
Aberdeen
AB24 3AA

  • please provide as much information that you can that will assist us to search the collections on your behalf. Please note though that we are unable to carry out extensive research 
  • we are able to offer a limited research copy service for remote researchers but we are not able to carry out extensive image research.
  • to help us answer your enquiry, please advise us of any deadlines you may have.

What happens after you contact us

  • if you e-mail us you will receive an automated e-mail response to let you know that your request has reached us safely
  • we will answer your request within 20 days.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: all enquiries relating to NHS Grampian Archives should be addressed to the NHS Archivist. Further information is available here.

Please consult these resources before you contact us

Our online catalogues and collections contain much information that may answer your enquiry.

Information about our collections

These links will connect you to some of our key, and frequently accessed, sources of information:

Information about past staff and students