Game of Crowns
Turbulence, treachery and royal power struggles are reflected in our Jacobites exhibition
Among our main treasures are handwritten poems and letters by Ayrshire-born Robert Burns
Lairn wi Oor Wullie
There's braw fun for primary schools to have in Oor Wullie's guide tae Scots language
Explore the collections
The millions of items in our extensive collections range from medieval manuscripts to photos, films and electronic journals
Access our world-class collections
The National Library of Scotland is the world's leading centre for the study of Scotland and the Scots. We are a major European research library, with collections of world-class importance.
You can see collection items online, and hundreds more digital resources may be available if you register. Anyone can get a library card to consult material in our reading rooms.
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