Located on the ground and lower ground floors of Minto House, Chambers Street, the Art and Architecture Library provides quiet study space with wireless access throughout. It holds over 20,000 books, primarily for history of art, architecture and architectural history courses, and more than 80 architecture-related journals.

All University of Edinburgh students and staff are welcome to use the library and borrow books. Entry to Minto House is by swipecard access only and external visitors must first register at the University's Main Library Helpdesk:


  • Helpdesk
  • Study desks
  • Lending book stock
  • Course Reserve books
  • DVD collection
  • DVD and video viewing facilities
  • Current journals display
  • Back issues of journals
  • Undergraduate dissertations and work placement reports
  • 2 DiscoverEd search points
  • 5 computers for study purposes
  • Photocopier

Art and Architecture Library staff

Librarian, Ros Dobson | View staff profile >

Library Assistant, Katja Robinson | View staff profile >