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RCN Scotland

RCN Scotland Learning Hub

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - the RCN Library and Archive Service is currently online only

You can still contact us via email, phone and webchat although our library buildings in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London are closed until further notice. 

Keep up with the latest information on our Library Services and COVID-19 pages

Wherever you are in your career and wherever you are in Scotland, RCN Scotland Library and Information Services put you in control of your own learning. By getting in touch with our expert staff at the Learning Hub, you can find the information most relevant to your learning needs, whether it’s finishing your latest assignment or finding the most up-to-date evidence on clinical practice.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm
Weekends: Closed
Find us at: RCN Scotland Learning Hub
42 South Oswald Road


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Literature searching

Get support with information requests and doing your own literature searches. To request a literature search, please complete our online literature search request form or phone the Learning Hub on 0131 662 6163/4


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