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How do I book a Group Study Room online?
Viewed 33487 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
How do I book a Group Study Room online? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Online booking is currently available for Group Study Rooms at Craiglockhart Library and Sighthill LRC. Please note: not all bookable rooms are available for studen... Read More
How do I book a Group Study Room?
Viewed 29013 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 do I borrow books and other items from the Library?
Viewed 24524 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
When are the libraries open?
Viewed 22396 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 cancel a Group Study Room online booking?
Viewed 20795 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 confirm my Group Study Room online appointment?
Viewed 20726 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 extend or shorten a Group Study Room meeting booked online?
Viewed 20525 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
Are there tours of the libraries or computer suites?
Viewed 20408 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
Are there tours of the libraries or computer suites? Aimed at:  everyone The library offers a small number of tours at the start of trimester 1 to help new and returning students find out how campus libraries can support them with their studies. Tour... Read More
What are the rules for the Group Study Room online booking system?
Viewed 20249 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
What are automatic renewals?
Viewed 20130 times since Wed, Dec 7, 2016
What are automatic renewals? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Automatic renewals are books, DVDs and CDs that you borrow from Edinburgh Napier University libraries and which renew automatically. Books will renew up to a maximu... Read More
Can I access libraries 24 hours?
Viewed 19747 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
Can my friend return my books?
Viewed 19739 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
Where are the library books on each campus?
Viewed 19143 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 add a Group Study Room calendar to my University calendar?
Viewed 18814 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
I’ve left my USB stick in the library.
Viewed 18030 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
I’ve just received my student card, do I need a separate library card to use the campus libraries?
Viewed 17908 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
What do I do if I have damaged a library book?
Viewed 17807 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 Group Study Rooms are available?
Viewed 16996 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
Can I borrow a dictionary from the library for my exam?
Viewed 16914 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 many books can I borrow?
Viewed 16137 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
What do I do if I have lost a library book?
Viewed 15867 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
When is the Library open during exam periods?
Viewed 15401 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 - 4 at... Read More
Why can’t I pick up a book request at my own library?
Viewed 15367 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
Can I return my books to a different campus?
Viewed 14928 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 book a study pod?
Viewed 13867 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 eat and drink in the library?
Viewed 13068 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 12613 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
When can I start using the Library?
Viewed 11214 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
Are there any toys and kids furniture in the Family Study Room?
Viewed 182 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Are there any toys and kids furniture in the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students For younger kids, there's a children's table and three chairs plus three junior bean bags and some toys. For older children, there&... Read More
Can I give some feedback to the Library about the Family Study Room?
Viewed 156 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Can I give some feedback to the Library about the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Yes! We really want to hear your feedback. The Family Study Room has been introduced as a pilot so we can see if the service is useful f... Read More
I’m a member of staff at Edinburgh Napier University, can I use the Family Study Room if I bring my kids?
Viewed 146 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
I'm a member of staff at Edinburgh Napier University, can I use the Family Study Room if I bring my kids? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This room is for students matriculated on a module or course at Edinburgh Napier U... Read More
Can students from other campuses use the Family Study Room?
Viewed 139 times since Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Can students from other campuses use the Family Study Room? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s students Yes, all Edinburgh Napier University students can, if they need to, book and use the Family Study Room. If you're used to making online study... Read More
What if my kids make a noise in the Family Study Room?
Viewed 132 times since Fri, Apr 26, 2019
What if my kids make a noise in the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Realistically, we know children can sometimes make a bit of noise so we just ask you to use your common sense. It's likely there will be students... Read More
I’m not a student at Edinburgh Napier University, can I use the Family Study Room?
Viewed 127 times since Thu, Apr 25, 2019
I'm not a student at Edinburgh Napier University, can I use the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students The Family Study Room is only available to Edinburgh Napier University students who need to bring their child(ren) on... Read More
Are there baby changing facilities near the Family Study Room at Merchiston campus?
Viewed 118 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Are there baby changing facilities near the Family Study Room at Merchiston campus? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students There are baby changing facilities in the two toilets opposite the iPoint in the main foyer at Merchiston. We've gat... Read More
Can I leave my child in the Family Study Room just for a minute?
Viewed 116 times since Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Can I leave my child in the Family Study Room just for a minute? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students It's really important that you never leave your child unattended, not even for a few seconds. You are responsible for your child all th... Read More
Can I just turn up and use the Family Study Room without booking?
Viewed 115 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Can I just turn up and use the Family Study Room without booking? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students To avoid the disappointment of a wasted journey if the room is booked by other students, you must make a booking. To do this, phone Merchis... Read More
If I’m in the Family Study Room, can I extend my booking?
Viewed 114 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
If I'm in the Family Study Room, can I extend my booking? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students The easiest thing to do is to phone the Merchiston Library Help Desk on 0131 455 2582. Staff can check if there's a booking slot availabl... Read More
How do I book a slot in the Family Study Room?
Viewed 110 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
How do I book a slot in the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Time slots are the same as for other study rooms in our libraries. You can book either one or two hour time slots, up to two weeks in advance by phoning the M... Read More
Can I use the Family Study Room if I don’t have my child with me?
Viewed 103 times since Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Can I use the Family Study Room if I don't have my child with me? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students The Family Study Room is for students who are accompanied by their child(ren) or for groups of students who want to study together.   ... Read More
Do I need to bring my student card with me to use the Family Study Room?
Viewed 102 times since Fri, Apr 26, 2019
Do I need to bring my student card with me to use the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Yes, just like the other study rooms at Merchiston Library, your student card is used as a deposit for the key.   Students: Go to th... Read More
Where is the Family Study Room?
Viewed 101 times since Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Where is the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students It's in Study Room 1 in Merchiston Library. After you have read and signed the IS Family Study Room Terms and Conditions and collected the room key, use either the ramp... Read More
Do I need a key to use the Family Study Room?
Viewed 95 times since Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Do I need a key to use the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Yes, bring your student card to the Merchiston Library Help Desk at the start of your booking slot. You'll need to read and sign the IS Family Study Room ... Read More
How many students and children can use the Family Study Room?
Viewed 92 times since Thu, Apr 25, 2019
How many students and children can use the Family Study Room? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Only one student and their child(ren) can use this room at a time. For insurance purposes, you need to tell us how many children you'll br... Read More