Read here the full text of our corporate documents — from the strategy and corporate plan to our equality schemes and collecting policies.

National Library strategy

2015 National Library of Scotland strategy cover

Our 2015-2020 strategy is entitled 'The way forward'. Published in September 2015.

If you have any views or comments, or would like a paper copy or a large-print version of the strategy document, please email or phone 0131 623 3700.

Library Plan

Gaelic Language Plan

The Library's Gaelic Language Plan was approved by Bòrd na Gàidhlig on 11 December 2012.

Future of national libraries report

Discussion document on the future of the National Library of Scotland. We would welcome any feedback on the ideas and issues it covers: email us at

Equalities documents

Collection strategy

Other policy documents


About us