National Library of Scotland

The National Library of Scotland is a reference library with world-class collections. It is also Scotland’s largest library and one of the major research libraries in Europe. Their collections range from rare historical documents to online journals, covering every subject. They specialize in Scotland’s knowledge, history and culture and are an indispensable resource for Scottish research.

Their website is a wealth of information and you are encouraged to explore it.  You can browse their eResources, read their fascinating blogs, check out their local history database or even view their gravestone monument index, amongst other things.