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Arts & Creative Industries Subject Guide

This is the subject guide for the School of Arts & Creative Industries


Hello, I'm Sarah Jeffcott, Subject Librarian for the School of Arts and Creative Industries here at Edinburgh Napier University.

This guide gives you information and advice to help you to find books, journals, and audiovisual resources in print and online for your study or research.  

If you're new to the Library you might like to browse the Training and Events calendar at the bottom of the page to see what sessions we are running to help you.

Under the Library Essentials tab you'll find things that are generally useful for the whole subject area.  To see resources for particular subject areas, click on the subject tabs in the menu on the left.  If you need more detailed information there's a special section For Researchers.

If you'd like to get in touch with me please see the options below:.   

The button below sends you to a general Library email address so you can get a response as quickly as possible,  but you can also contact me direct on or phone 0131 455 4465.

"Email Us" button (will open in your email application)

LibrarySearch - print and online resources

Getting started

The library has many resources that can help you get started with finding information for your studies:

Merchiston Library

Merchiston will be the home library for Arts & Creative Industries students. Here is a short video overview of what you will find here.

LibrarySearch Help

Find a Book in the Library

This video shows you how to find a book in the library using LibrarySearch. 

Click and Collect

This short video shows you how to place a request using LibrarySearch. See Click and Collect.

Training and Events