Search trial

Until May 2013 we are evaluating a new search service. In a single search you can find millions of resources across a huge range of subjects from the National Library of Scotland's collections and other trusted information sources.

If you have questions about the service, or any problems with using the search, you can contact us via the feedback form.

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What you're searching

  • Almost five million records from the National Library of Scotland's print collections, including books, maps, journals, newspapers and music
  • Hundreds of thousands of digitised resources from our collections, including digitised books, maps, photographs, posters, music, and films from the Scottish Screen Archive
  • Millions of articles from full-text newspapers, journals and reports
  • Thousands of e-books, including many reference works
  • Millions of records and abstracts from online services, digital archives and databases.

More information about what's available to search



Additional content for registered users

The search service is available to everyone. However, to access some of the resources you need to register with the Library.

More about access / login



Searching on phones and tablets

You can use this search service on smart phones and tablet computers.


Other search / browse options

If you can't find what you are looking for using this search service, you might try some of our other search and browse options.


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