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 Information Zone

Contact us:

  • Information Service
    Central Library
    Rosemount Viaduct
    Aberdeen, AB25 1GW.
    Tel 01224 652511
    Fax. 01224 624118


Opening Hours

  • Mon & Wed  9am to 8pm
  • Tues, Thurs - Sat 9am to 5pm


Information Zone


What's in the Information Zone?

Within the Zone you will find all the resources of a 
traditional Reference Library along with newer ones including Online Resources, Europe Direct and Ask A Librarian.

How is the Service Provided?

Staff in the Information Service support and liaise with colleagues throughout the Library Service to provide a range of services as indicated in the listing on the right.

Where is the Information Service?

We are located within the Information Centre on the upper floor of the Central Library which is fully accessible to disabled visitors by way of the ramped entrance and lift (accessed via the ramped entrance at the east end of the building).

Do We Provide Remote Access?

Increasingly many of our resources are being provided electronically whether within our libraries or, in many cases, directly to Library Members wherever they do their internet surfing. To view the varied range of our online provision and discover how to make use of it, please explore the Digital Zone

Central Library Information Centre


All Information Service books and pamphlets added to stock after 1993 can be found on the on-line catalogue. Go to: Library Catalogue  Please ask staff to check for items acquired prior to 1993. 

Newspapers, Journals and Magazines

We have a collection of current journals covering a broad range of topics including science, engineering, management, Scottish and general interest.

Fax Facilities

  • Send within the UK and Europe 1.20 for 1st. page; 60p. per page thereafter.
  • Send elsewhere 2.10 for 1st. page: 1.20 per page thereafter.
  • Receive (from anywhere) 1.20 for 1st. page; 30p. per page thereafter


Photocopying of materials held within the Information Service will be done by staff of behalf of patrons. The provisions of Copyright Law will be strictly observed.

Computing Facilities 

There are a number of PCs available for use which are, however, not bookable in advance.

Local Studies Service

We share the floor of the Information Centre with our colleagues in the Local Studies Service. Visit and explore the Local Studies page

Public Announcement

When staffing is reduced it it may not always be possible to retrieve items from our Reserve Stock areas. Periods which be be affected are from 12 - 2pm., and the evenings of Monday and Wednesday from 5.30 - 8pm.

We regret any inconvenience caused and ask that, where possible, you request any such material in advance of your visit. Please contact us using the details given in right hand column.

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