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Sighthill Learning Resource Centre offers students a range of comfortable study environments with up-to-date facilities spread over five floors.   
Sighthill library supports the following areas of study:
Nursing & Midwifery  | Vet Nursing | Life sciences | Sports science  | Social sciences  

At Sighthill, you can: 

  • Use our computer, scan print & copy facilities: we have around 300 networked computers, scanners, and Multi Function Devices (MFDs) to print, copy & scan. There are power points for laptops on most floors and Wi-Fi is available throughout. 
  • Use one of our collaborative ‘pods’ or booths, plasma screens and technology which enable you to link to your phone or other portable device.
  • Book time in one of 9 collaborative group rooms, most of which are fitted with computers and plasma screens, one contains equipment for students with additional needs.
  • Study in silence in a silent computer room on level 4 or 5, or with your laptop in the silent room on level 3 or in the wonderful space on the east side of Level 5 (with great views to the Castle and Arthur’s Seat).
  • Find Library collections including DVDs, books, print journals and newspapers; and borrow and return them using the self- service machines.  
  • Get Help: Library and IT help from our Helpdesks; or drop into an Essay & Referencing Doctor, IT Doctor, English Language, or Careers session on Level 1.  

Level One - our Group Study / Social Learning area, a vibrant space to work with friends over coffee
  • Help Sessions, Café, Self-service loan and return, MFD, Group Study space, Collaborative pods and booths
​Level Two – Can be fairly noisy near the desk, but quieter than Level 1
  • Main Library & IT helpdesk, Collect requested items, Print Journals, Self-service loan and return, 105 pcs, MFDs, Print Payment, Laptop Loans, Collect Print Services Orders, Study Room Bookings
​Level Three - Quiet Study – you can expect a background murmur of work related conversation
  • Helpdesk, Books and DVDs (000-599), Study space, 80 pcs, Silent study room, Laptop desks, Collaborative pods, MFDs, Self-service loan and return
Level Four - Quiet Study – you can expect a background murmur of work related conversation
  • Books and DVDs (600-999), Study space, 85 pcs, Silent computer room, MFD, Collaborative Group Rooms, Self service loan and return, Laptop desks
​Level Five – Silent Study in a comfortable, tranquil space with great views
  • Individual study space, Laptop tables, Comfortable Seating, Collaborative Group Rooms, Seminar / Silent computer room (20 pcs).

Get Library help 

Contact Sighthill Learning Resource Centre​

  • Telephone: 0131 455 5616 
  • Campus Support Manager:  Sheila Barcroft  ​
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Sighthill Learning Resource Centre
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