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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
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
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
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
I’ve left my USB stick in the library.
Viewed 10220 times since Fri, Jan 27, 2017
I've left my USB stick in the library Aimed at:  everyone Lost your USB stick or charger? Ask us if we've found it.  We keep a record of  all lost property and hand it in to our Security desk. We do our very best to make sure all left items... Read More
What do I do if I have damaged a library book?
Viewed 9666 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
What do I do if I have damaged a library book? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier's staff and students Go to the Unidesk self-service page, scroll down to Forms and complete and submit a Library - Lost/Damaged Item form. If the book is too damaged to ... 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
Can I borrow a dictionary from the library for my exam?
Viewed 9258 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Can I borrow a dictionary from the library for my exam? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier's students As long as the exam conditions allow you to use a dictionary, you can borrow one from the library.  If all the lending copies are out on loan, please ... 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
What do I do if I have lost a library book?
Viewed 8855 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
What do I do if I've lost a library book? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier's staff and students Go to the Unidesk self-service page, scroll down to Forms and complete and submit a Library - Lost/Damaged Item form. A Lost Item Bill will be gener... Read More
What are Intelligent Loans?
Viewed 8587 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
What are Intelligent Loans? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Intelligent Loans are books, DVDs and CDs that you borrow from Edinburgh Napier University libraries and which renew automatically. They will renew up to a maximum o... Read More
How many books can I borrow?
Viewed 8426 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
How many books can I borrow? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Students may borrow up to 15 items at a time.  Staff may borrow up to 25 items at a time. Students: Go to the Finding and borrow books myNapier page Staff: Go to th... Read More
Can my friend return my books?
Viewed 8235 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Can my friend return my books? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students It's fine for friends to return your books as we don't need your personal details to return them. However, you must borrow the books yourself as you nee... Read More
Why can’t I pick up a book request at my own library?
Viewed 8046 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Why can't I pick up a book request at my own library? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students  You can! But not if it is on the shelves in that library. You can't place a request for a book which is on the shelf in the libr... Read More
What Group Study Rooms are available?
Viewed 7821 times since Tue, Dec 6, 2016
What Group Study Rooms are available? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students There are rooms on each campus which can be booked for student group study. Most are equipped with a computer, plasma screen and whiteboard, some have webcams an... Read More
When is the Library open during exam periods?
Viewed 7103 times since Tue, Nov 14, 2017
When is the Library open during exam periods? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students. Libraries may open for longer hours throughout exam periods. See the link below for the latest details.There is also 24/7 access available for Zones 1, 2 and... Read More
Can I book a study pod?
Viewed 6652 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Can I book a study pod? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students The six brightly-coloured study pods within Merchiston library are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If one is free, you are welcome to use it. However, if ... Read More
Can I return my books to a different campus?
Viewed 6438 times since Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Can I return my books to a different campus? Aimed at:  Everyone We do prefer that you return your books to their home campus, however you may return them to either of the other two campuses if it is easier or more convenient for you to do so. We hav... Read More
Can I eat and drink in the library?
Viewed 5512 times since Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Can I eat and drink in the library? Aimed at:  Everyone Yes, you can eat and drink in the library but please remember that our study spaces are used by many other students. Be considerate to others by keeping study spaces clean and tidy. Make ... Read More
How do I find silent study space?
Viewed 5438 times since Wed, Jun 7, 2017
How do I find silent study space? Aimed at:  "everyone" There is a variety of study environments available in each campus library, including social, group, quiet and silent study space. Each study area has signage indicating the type of study environ... Read More
What can I buy at the Library desks?
Viewed 4305 times since Thu, Nov 9, 2017
What can I buy at the Library desks? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students We sell a range of consumables, including: In-ear headphones USB sticks At Craiglockhart, a small range of stationery is also available.   Read More
When can I start using the Library?
Viewed 4266 times since Thu, Nov 9, 2017
When can I start using the Library? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Welcome to Edinburgh Napier University!You can visit our libraries to study and browse at any time (including before you are a student). As a new student, you can borrow... Read More