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How do I access the online Moodle Induction to Library and IT presentation?
Viewed 42134 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
How do I borrow books and other items from the Library?
Viewed 24652 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 renew a book, CD or DVD?
Viewed 22713 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 Automatic Renewals) How can you chec... Read More
When are the libraries open?
Viewed 22594 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 much of an ebook can I print?
Viewed 21129 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
How do I contact the library?
Viewed 21017 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
Why does the Library charge fines?
Viewed 21014 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
Can I access libraries 24 hours?
Viewed 19965 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
Can I access libraries 24 hours? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Zones 1-4 at Merchiston Library are open 24 hours during trimester 1 and 2.  This allows you access to study space, group pods and computers.  After staffed hou... Read More
What do I do if I can’t renew my books?
Viewed 19493 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
Where are the library books on each campus?
Viewed 19246 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
How do I sign in to LibrarySearch?
Viewed 18886 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
How do I sign in to LibrarySearch? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students In LibrarySearch, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner of the screen. A pop-up window appears with the options University Member or Non-Unive... Read More
What do I do if I get a recall email?
Viewed 18339 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
I’ve just received my student card, do I need a separate library card to use the campus libraries?
Viewed 17991 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 are Library fines?
Viewed 17823 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
How much can I download from an ebook?
Viewed 17521 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
Can I borrow Library books over the summer?
Viewed 16131 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 15558 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
Can I find past exam papers in the Library?
Viewed 14624 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
How can I pay my Library fines?
Viewed 14493 times since Tue, Dec 6, 2016
How can I pay my Library charges and fines? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students. Online    Pay your Library charges and fines online using LibrarySearch.    Go to LibrarySearch     Sign in using your University login.  Click on ... Read More