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How do I access the online Moodle Induction to Library and IT presentation?
Viewed 32869 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
How do I access the online Moodle Induction to Library and IT presentation? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students You'll find the link to the Induction to Library and IT presentation on Moodle on the Getting Started page. This link is ava... Read More
Is there a map of the library?
Viewed 14674 times since Thu, Dec 22, 2016
Is there a map of the library? Aimed at:  Everyone We don't provide paper maps of our libraries, but Library staff can always help to point you in the right direction. Here are some other options which might help you to find your way around.   I... Read More
How do I book a Group Study Room?
Viewed 14337 times since Tue, Jan 31, 2017
How do I book a Group Study Room? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s students Craiglockhart and Sighthill LRC Online booking is currently available for Group Study Rooms at Craiglockhart Library and Sighthill LRC.See: How do I book a Group Study Ro... Read More
How much of an ebook can I print?
Viewed 13898 times since Thu, Dec 22, 2016
How much of an ebook can I print? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This can vary enormously from one ebook supplier/platform to another. Details of how much you can print from various ebooks can be found in our Ebook functiona... Read More
Why does the Library charge fines?
Viewed 13357 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
Why does the Library charge fines? Aimed at:  Everyone Fines are charged to discourage people from holding on to high demand items: books which have been requested by other people or which are in Reserve Collections; laptops, charging lockers a... Read More
Are there tours of the libraries or computer suites?
Viewed 12979 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Are there tours of the libraries or computer suites? Aimed at:  everyone Take a self-guided Library tour! There are self-guided audio tours available for each of our libraries and computer suites.  Bring your mobile phone or device, some headphones, ... Read More
How do I borrow books and other items from the Library?
Viewed 12801 times since Tue, Dec 6, 2016
How do I borrow books and other items from the Library? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students  When you want to borrow or return something to the library, just use one of our self-service kiosks. You can also check your library acc... Read More
How do I confirm my Group Study Room online appointment?
Viewed 12678 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
How do I confirm my Group Study Room online appointment? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students This article explains how to confirm your Group Study Room online appointment. To confirm your booking: There will be a tablet outside the Group St... Read More
How do I contact the library?
Viewed 12614 times since Fri, Dec 16, 2016
How do I contact the library? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students  You can contact the library on or off campus by: Telephone:     0131 455 3500 Email:              library@napier.ac.uk Twitter:           https://twitter.com/ednap... Read More
What do I do if I can’t renew my books?
Viewed 12178 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
What do I do if my books won't renew? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You need to return the item to any of our campus libraries as soon as possible. Items won't renew if they're requested by someone else or if... Read More
How do I renew a book, CD or DVD?
Viewed 11435 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
How do I renew a book, CD or DVD? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Most of our books, CDs and DVDs now renew automatically, up to a maximum period of time, unless they're requested (see Intelligent Loans - How can you che... Read More
Can I access libraries 24 hours?
Viewed 11250 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
Can I access libraries 24 hours? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Zones 1, 2 and 3 at Merchiston Library are open 24 hours during trimester 1 and 2.  This allows you access to study space, group pods and computers.  After staf... Read More
When are the libraries open?
Viewed 11158 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
When are the libraries open? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier's staff & students Library opening hours can vary depending on the time of year.  For the most up to date information please click on the links below.  Staff: Go to the Opening hours in... Read More
How do I add a Group Study Room calendar to my University calendar?
Viewed 10735 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
How do I add a Group Study Room calendar to my University calendar? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students This article explains how to add a Group Study Room calendar to your University calendar.This means you can look at existing bookings an... Read More
What do I do if I get a recall email?
Viewed 10582 times since Thu, Dec 8, 2016
What do I do if I get a recall email? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students The Library will send you a recall email if an item you have borrowed is requested by someone else. You need to return the item to any of our campus librar... Read More
Where are the library books on each campus?
Viewed 10438 times since Thu, Apr 5, 2018
Where are the books in the library? Aimed at:  Everyone   Sighthill Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Books can be found on LRC3 (third floor) and LRC4 (fourth floor). To reach the fourth floor, you must use the internal lifts or stairs within the libra... Read More
I’ve just received my student card, do I need a separate library card to use the campus libraries?
Viewed 10360 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
I've just collected my student card, do I need a separate library card to use the campus libraries? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students No, you don't need a separate library card to use our campus libraries. Your student card (or m... Read More
How much can I download from an ebook?
Viewed 10024 times since Wed, Dec 21, 2016
How do I download an ebook and how much can I download? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This can vary greatly from one ebook supplier/platform to another. Details of how to download ebooks from different suppliers/platforms, ... Read More
How do I sign in to LibrarySearch?
Viewed 9874 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
How do I sign in to LibrarySearch? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students In LibrarySearch, either click or put your cursor above the word 'Not Signed In' in the top right hand corner of the screen. You should see a 'S... Read More
What are the rules for the Group Study Room online booking system?
Viewed 9596 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
What are the rules for the Group Study Room online booking system? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students The rules for the Group Study Room online booking system are listed below.  Booking must start on the hour Maximum of 2 hours in advance ... Read More
How do I cancel a Group Study Room online booking?
Viewed 9262 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
How do I cancel a Group Study Room online booking? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students This article explains how to cancel a Group Study Room online booking. Please note: you can only cancel a booking from your own calendar if you made the o... Read More
How do I extend or shorten a Group Study Room meeting booked online?
Viewed 9124 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
How do I extend or shorten a Group Study Room meeting booked online? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students This article explains how to extend or shorten your Group Study Room online appointment. To extend / shorten your appointment: Go to th... Read More
Can I borrow Library books over the summer?
Viewed 8385 times since Mon, Jul 3, 2017
Can I borrow Library books over the summer? Aimed at:  Everyone If you are a current, matriculated student or a staff member at Edinburgh Napier University, you can still borrow books during the summer months in the same way as you would during term ... Read More
Can you post books out to me?
Viewed 8078 times since Thu, Dec 15, 2016
Can you post books out to me? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students If you are studying part-time, distance learning or on University Work Placement, you can request books online using LibrarySearch, and these will be sent to you v... Read More
How much are Library fines?
Viewed 7053 times since Tue, Dec 6, 2016
How much are Library fines? £1 per item per day for items which have been requested by someone else (recalled). £1 per item per hour for items in the Reserve Collection and other 3 Hour loans. £5 per laptop per day. Can I still borrow?  No - if you h... Read More
Can I borrow library books over Christmas?
Viewed 6826 times since Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Can I borrow library books over the Christmas break? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Christmas Opening Hours University buildings, including libraries, are closed from Friday 22nd December until Tuesday 2nd of January (inclus... Read More
How can I pay my Library fines?
Viewed 6690 times since Tue, Dec 6, 2016
How can I pay my library fines? Aimed at:  Everyone You can pay your fines by cash or card in person at any Library Help Desk, or by card over the phone (0131 455 3500).   Can I pay online? Sorry, there is no online payment facility.    Read More
Bookings spaces in Sighthill LRC
Viewed 6255 times since Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Booking Spaces in Sighthill LRC Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff   Sighthill Bookings Sighthill's Learning Resource Centre (LRC) has a number of areas which may be booked for events. Bookings can only be made by University Staff.   Area... Read More
Can I find past exam papers in the Library?
Viewed 6016 times since Mon, Jul 3, 2017
Can I find past exam papers in the Library? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s students The libraries at Edinburgh Napier do not hold past university exam papers, or exam papers of any kind. Sometimes past exam papers can be found on Moodle. If there... Read More