- Social networking
See, share and contribute to NLS material online
You will find National Library of Scotland material in various ways on the web — and not only on our own sites.
Connect on social networks
NLS is on four of the popular social networking sites:
We load video clips and images and images to the National Library of Scotland on Facebook. Once registered, our Facebook friends can also keep up with NLS news and events.
Frequent tweets about events and exhibitions at NLS, and news about all sorts of things we think you might be interested in, at the Library and occasionally elsewhere. Keep up to date — read NLS tweets.
Watch short video clips from our moving image collection on YouTube. To access them, search for 'National Library of Scotland'. To get from there to our our YouTube channel, follow the link to 'NLofScotland'.
Sign up for Flickr to see images from our collections on the NLS photostream. We add new images every month.
Your comments and / or tags are welcome on the NLS blogs:
- Bartholomew Archive blog
- Family and local history resources blog
- Medical history of British India blog
- 'New to the catalogue' blog
- Rare Books blog
- Modern Scottish Collections blog
- John Murray Archive blog
- Official Publications Unit blog
- Reader in residence's blog
Do email the Web Editor if you have any suggestions about these blogs or if you think there are other topics we should be blogging about.
Watch and listen
Films and videos
- Over 1,600 film clips and full films in the Scottish Screen Archive
- 'Library favourites' — videos about material in NLS collections
- Video guides — find out what we have and how you can use NLS collections and services
- Short films made by NLS, produced by our in-house film group
- Watch the John Murray Archive Lecture given by John and Virginia Murray in 2007.
- Audio recordings of some of our events
- Audio podcasts in iTunes
- Donald Dewar Memorial Lectures from 2006-2011
- Snippets of Burns songs in our Robert Burns web feature.
- A few early Scottish music recordings used in the Scots Music Abroad exhibition in 2009.
Share what you see
Using social bookmarks you can save links to your favourite images, etc., to share with friends and others who may be interested. You may have to register to use social bookmarking sites.