A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

Reading Room at the National Library of Scotland

Reading Room at the National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland

Housing over 14 million printed items.

The NLS is Scotland’s largest library and repository of the written heritage of Scotland. The Library plays an active role in collecting and promoting the works of all Scotland’s writers, both in published and manuscript form, ensuring guaranteed access to them for the current population of Scotland, and long-term preservation of them for the future.

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