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Who can use this service

Anyone can use this search service, including people who are not registered with the National Library of Scotland.

However, due to licence restrictions some of the resources are only available if you've registered with NLS and your main address is in Scotland.


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We are working on providing access to as many resources as possible for registered users who are not on Library premises. While we do this you may find that you are prompted for additional passwords. If so, please email us at for advice.

Click the login prompt at the top of the screen and enter your Library login details. If you don't have a Library login you can register for one.

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Access without logging in

If you are not registered with the Library, or your main address is not in Scotland, you can still use this search service. However, some of the resources may not be available to you.


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