Library, Special Collections and Museums

Library, Special Collections and Museums

The Library, on three sites over three campuses, is one of the largest and best equipped in Scotland, offering excellent resources to support you in your teaching and research.
The Sir Duncan Rice Library (arts, science, education and social sciences), including the Special Collections Centre, as well as the Taylor Library and European Documentation Centre (law with official UK and EU publications) are on the Old Aberdeen campus. The Medical Library on the Foresterhill Campus covers the Medicine and Medical Sciences disciplines, as well as nutrition, both human and animal.
The University has seven museum collections of national and international importance, each one ranking amongst the finest in the country. They are used for teaching and research at all levels. There are displays and changing exhibitions open to the public, as well as talks, events and schools programmes

Using the Library

All staff have library membership and can borrow, consult and use electronic resources from any site.

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Access Electronic Resources

Essential information on how to prepare your computer to access our e-resources from off campus or on the University's wireless network.