About the Library

At each of our campuses you'll find resources which reflect the main specialities of the academic schools located there.

Historical document from Edward Clark Collection

Special Collections

Access to the Edward Clark Collection and the War Poets Collection remains limited.
Contact us if you would like to visit. 

In order to protect collection items, you will be required to either wear nitrile gloves or wash your hands, rather than using alcohol-based hand sanitiser. 


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Edward Clark Collection

The Edward Clark Collection consists of around 5,000 items illustrating the development of the book from the 15th century. More specifically, it concentrates on the development of typography, the techniques of printing illustrations, and fine bindings. The collection is located within Merchiston Library.

See Edward Clark Collection.

The Hydra - Magazine of the Craiglockhart War Hospital

The War Poets Collection

The few months Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon spent at Craiglockhart in 1917 were productive for both of them. Their relationship was mutually beneficial to their work, particularly to Owen who was only beginning to find his poetic voice.

As a tribute and commemoration to Owen, Sassoon and other poets of the First World War, the University established The War Poets Collection in 1988, on the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice: 11 November 1918.

Visit the War Poets Collection online at http://www.napier.ac.uk/warpoets


Plans and Performance

Our aim is to improve the services we provide to all our customers and so we consult, plan our activities, then monitor our performance. 

See Plans and Performance.

Library Regulations

View Library Regulations.


Personal Data and Privacy

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Edinburgh Napier University is not affiliated with these companies in any way, is using its services solely for the purposes of providing access to e-resources and does not accept any responsibility or liability for personal data which you have chosen to provide to such third party sites.