National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland

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National Library of Scotland

The Library’s mission is to enrich lives and communities; encouraging and promoting lifelong learning, research and scholarship; providing universal access to information by comprehensively collecting and making available the recorded knowledge of Scotland and promoting access to the ideas and cultures of the world. NLS is an international centre of excellence for the study of Scotland and the Scots, capturing the social and economic history of the development of the people and culture of Scotland.

Founded 1925

  • The John Murray Archive Acquisition

    National Library of Scotland (NLS) is in the process of making a major acquisition - the a... More