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EGIS Resource Centre: Home

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, EC2.04 - EC2.06. Staff are available to provide assistance with using the PCs, photocopiers and e-resources.


Off campus access to EGIS software - please use Keyserver.

Facilities Available

  • Informal study areas for private study and group work.
  • 50 pcs.
  • MFD for printing, scanning and photocopying. 
  • Specialist printed materials for reference use only.
  • Specialist e-resources, please contact Resource Centre staff for username and password details.

Opening Hours

Normal working / study hours
  • Monday to Sunday 07.00 to 18.00 hours.
  • Staffed 10.00 to 16.00 hours.
Outside normal working / study hours
  • Monday to Sunday 18.00 to 22.00 hours.

You must notify Safeguarding Services if you are in the Resource Centre outside of normal working / study hours. 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.

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.
  • Download the free SafeZone App  

There is NO ACCESS at the following times:

  • All days - 22.00hrs to 07.00hrs.
  • All University recognised public holidays (buildings closed days)


Room 2.05
Edwin Chadwick Building

Tel: +44 (0)131 451 4651