From original literary manuscripts to contemporary Scottish theatre you can explore Scotland's creative past and present, or use the collections to inspire your own, and others', creativity.
Specially designed to support classroom teaching using NLS collections.
'The Ideas Factory' resource is an interactive online workshop to help students plan their story before they start writing.
The 'Heroes' resource offers a series of cross-curricular lesson plans bringing history and citizenship together with drama inspired by Samuel Smiles, one of the first 'self-help' gurus.
The Alasdair Gray 'Themes in focus' resource looks at the creative processes used by the Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray through sources from the Gray archive at NLS.
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NLS websites featuring collection items with interpretation and background information.
in the collections
Information on what NLS holds and is recommended for learning audiences.
Online access to a large selection of digital images.