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How to use the Library: Contact Us

Our professional team of staff offer a wide range of services to all QMU students, staff and visitors. From help with joining and borrowing; enquiry service, interlibrary loans and photocopying as well as subject support from Liaison Librarians.

How can we help?

Please use these details to contact us for help with library and student IT issues:

Physical Helpdesk based in the LRC is open 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday (semester time only).

Email or call on 0131 474 0800.

Learning Resource Centre, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, EH21 6UU

21 DAY and 7 DAY loan items will be renewed automatically, unless your account is blocked or the items are required by other users. Other types of loans must be renewed manually by the borrower.  Please see the Automatic Renewal Policy document above for more information.

Please contact if you have any concerns or queries.

Items can be renewed by:

  • Using the self service machines opposite the desk
  • Logging into the library catalogue with your QMU username and password
  • Asking at the Helpdesk
  • Phoning 0131 474 0800
  • Emailing

Please see below for the Liaison Librarian for your subject 

Art Therapy Tamsyn Sloan
Dietetics, Nutrition and Biological Sciences Jessica Wilkinson
Education Ileana Thomson
International Global Health and Development

Jessica Wilkinson

Management and Enterprise Ileana Thomson
Marketing, Retailing and Consumer Studies Ileana Thomson
Media and Communication Lauren Smith
Music Therapy Tamsyn Sloan
Nursing Jessica Wilkinson
Occupational Therapy Tamsyn Sloan
Paramedic Science Jessica Wilkinson
Performing Arts Lauren Smith
Physical Activity, Health and Well-being (PAWS) Jessica Wilkinson
Physiotherapy Tamsyn Sloan
Podiatry Tamsyn Sloan
Psychology Ileana Thomson
Radiography Jessica Wilkinson
Sign Language Tamsyn Sloan
Sociology Ileana Thomson
Speech and Hearing Sciences Tamsyn Sloan
Tourism, Hospitality & Events Ileana Thomson


Contact Ken Dick, Head of Library Services

Contact The Helpdesk - 0131 474 0800



Contact the Library Management Team on 0131 474 0800 or click on a name below to email

Head of Library Services - Ken Dick

Helpdesk Manager - David Bowman


Contact Interlibrary Loans - 0131 474 0800

Contact Scanning - 0131 474 0800

Contact for queries about 7 day loans

Contact Acquisitions 0131 474 0800

Contact or phone + 44 (0)131 474 0800