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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:
Health & Social Care  | Vet Nursing | Life sciences | Sports science  | Social sciences  

At Sighthill, you can: 

  • Use our computers, 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 all 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 10 collaborative group rooms. For booking, see Group Study Rooms​. All rooms are fitted with computers, and most are fitted with plasma screens. One contains equipment for students with additional needs.
  • Study in silence in one of our silent rooms (3.E.07 and 4.E.07) with great views towards the Castle and Arthur’s Seat.
  • Find Library collections including books, print journals and DVDs; and borrow and return them using the self-service kiosks. 
  • Borrow and return laptops using the self-service Lapsafe. 
  • Get Help: Library and IT help from our Help Desk on LRC 2; or drop into an academic support session on LRC 3 - See One-to-one guidance​.  

LRC 1 - our Group Study / Social Learning area, a vibrant space to work with friends over coffee
  • Help Sessions, Café, Self-service kiosks, MFD, Group Study space, Collaborative pods and booths.
​LRC 2 - Can be fairly noisy near the desk, but quieter than Level 1
  • Main Library & IT Help Desk, Collect requested items, Print Journals, Self-service kiosks, Lapsafe self-service Laptop Loans, about 100 pcs, MFDs, Print Payment, Collect Print Services Orders, 
​LRC 3 - 4 are bright, airy spaces with great views towards the Castle and Arthur's Seat, designated for 'Quiet Study', you can expect a background murmur of work related conversation.
  • Books and DVDs (LRC 3 000 - 599), Study space, PCs, Silent study room, Laptop desks, Collaborative pods, MFDs, Self-service kiosks.
  • Books and DVDs (600-999), Study space, PCs, Silent study room, MFD, Collaborative Group Rooms, Self-service kiosks, Laptop desks.
​LRC 5 East  - The Horizon Suite
LRC 5 West
  • Silent study spaces, laptop tables, comfortable seating, Collaborative Group Rooms, Silent Seminar Room (20 PCs).


Get Library help 

Contact Sighthill Learning Resource Centre​

​​​Edinburgh Napier University 

Sighthill Learning Resource Centre
Sighthill Campus
Edinburgh EH11 4BN

​Telephone: 0131 455 3400
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