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A guide to services and resources available from the EGIS Resource Centre


The EGIS Resource Centre is located on the top floor of the Edwin Chadwick building, EC2.05 - EC2.06 and provides:

  • Informal study areas for private study and group work.
  • 50 pcs.
  • Specialist software.
  • MFD for printing, scanning and photocopying.

 Staff are available to provide assistance with using the PCs, photocopiers and e-resources.

Please note, the Resource Centre has a small print reference collection.  To search the full print and eBook collection available to you, please use:

Opening Hours

Open Monday - Friday 07:00 - 18:00
Staffed (teaching weeks only)    Monday - Friday 10:00 - 15:00
Out of hours access *       Monday - Friday 18:00 - 22:00
  Saturday - Sunday      07:00 - 22:00

* Out of hours access

If you are planning to use the Resource Centre outwith regular opening hours you must notify Resource Centre staff (during staffed opening hours) and get your student card activated. 

You must also notify Safeguarding Services. You can do this via the Safezone app, or call 0131 451 3500 and indicate your name, location and your requirement to work / study outside normal hours.

There is NO ACCESS at the following times:

  • All days 22:00 - 07:00
  • All University recognised public holidays (buildings closed days)

SafeGuarding / SafeZone

SafeZone provides a direct connection to the HWU Security Services team should you require help or assistance:

  • Get help or first aid in an emergency.
  • Call Security for general non-emergency enquiries.
  • Receive emergency notifications and guidance during critical incidents.
  • When lone working out-of-business hours on campus, SafeZone must be used in order to “check-in” with Security staff to enhance your personal safety.
Safeguarding links:


Tel: +44 (0)131 451 4651

Off-campus access to EGIS software

For off campus access to EGIS software - please use:

Other study spaces

The University offers a wide variety of great places to study, see: