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The subjects listed refer to collections of digital items which can be accessed individually.

The resources are open, and passwords are not required. There may be restrictions on how you are allowed to use the items, and you must check the conditions applying to each collection on its website.

Subject topics are taken from Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). Collections with a general coverage rather than a specific subject are not listed.

A

Advertising fliers--Scotland--Edinburgh

Playbills of the Theatre Royal Edinburgh
Digital copies of a selection of over 240 playbills, which were used to advertise performances and events in Edinburgh's Theatre Royal at the start of the nineteenth century.

Agriculture--Scotland--Fetlar--History

Agriculture in Fetlar collection
Digital images of a selection of objects on the topic of agriculture from the collection of Fetlar Interpretive Centre.

Ailsa Craig (Scotland)--Photographs

Ailsa Craig
Digital copies of photographs of Ailsa Craig.

Antarctica--Discovery and exploration

Voyage of the Scotia 1902-04
An online exhibition of photographs and related materials from the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-1904.
The aim of this site is to highlight Scotland's contribution to Polar exploration in the 'Heroic Age' (1895-1917) - a contribution almost exclusively embodied in one man, W.S. Bruce.

Archaeology

Archaeological allsorts
Digital images of archaeological objects from the collection of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

Archaeology--Scotland

SAIR: Scottish archaeological internet reports
Digital images of reports on Scottish archaeology.

Archaeology--Scotland--Photographs

Ancient Scotland
Digital copies of photographs of some of the ancient sites of Scotland.

Archaeology--Scotland--Fetlar

Archaeology collection [Fetlar Museum Digitisation Project]
Digital images of a selection of objects on the topic of archaeology from the collection of Fetlar Interpretive Centre.

Architects--Scotland--Biography

Dictionary of Scottish architects
Biographical information and job lists for all architects known to have worked in Scotland during the period 1840-1980.

Architecture--Scotland

Drawn evidence
A virtual archive of Scottish architectural plans, drawings and related material. The archive has been created from collections of architectural material held by repositories throughout the country.
Scotland's development through its architectural archives from industrialisation to the millenium 1780-2000.
Log-in username and password required; instant registration open to all.

Architecture--Scotland--Photographs

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) digital images collection
Digital images derived from drawings, manuscripts and photographs in the RCAHMS collections.

Archives--Scotland--Periodicals

WIDWISAWN: Who is doing what in Scotland and what's needed
Electronic magazine for discussions on research and development initiatives relevant to the development of a coherent electronic information environment to support 'Virtual Scotland', focusing in particular at those with interests in this area in the libraries, archives and museums sectors.

Armor

Arms and armour at Glasgow Museums
Digital images of a selection of items from the arms and armour collections of Glasgow Museums.

Art

Alexander Macdonald bequest
Digital copies of paintings.

Art treasures of Kelvingrove
Digital images of a selection of the objects featured in an exhibition of the finest pieces from the picture galleries of Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Galleries.

Jessie M. King slideshow
Digital images of a selection of the works of Jessie Marion King acquired by Glasgow Museums.

Noble peasant
Digital copies of paintings of rural people from the collection of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

Art, Scottish

Lost gallery
Digital images of paintings, photographs, and sculpture by contemporary Scottish artists.

Astronomy

Spacegazer: Highlands Astronomical Society image library
Digital photographs and copies of photographs of astronomical objects visible from the north of Scotland.

Australia--Photographs

Picture Australia
Digital copies of photographs and other images relating to Australia, including many Scottish subjects.

Authors, Scottish

Author and illustrator full listing
Biographies and bibliographies of authors and illustrators of children's books living in Scotland.

Gateway to Scottish authors
Biographies of Scottish writers.
Based on the book Discovering Scottish writers, published by the Scottish Library Association.

Scottish writers by name
Biographies and bibliographies of authors living in Scotland.

Write stuff
Digital copies of photographs of leading Scottish writers taken over the last thirty years by Edinburgh publisher and photographer Gordon Wright. The collection is based on an exhibition held at the National Library of Scotland in 2001. The images are accompanied by brief biographies of the subjects.

Ayrshire (Scotland)--History

Ayrshire working lives
400 digital copies of images selected from the collections of East Ayrshire Library, Registration and Information Services, North Ayrshire Library and Information Service, South Ayrshire Educational Services, East Ayrshire Arts and Museums, SAC (Scottish Agricultural College) at Auchincruive, and Ayrshire Archives. The images illustrate the story of working life in Ayrshire through the modern age.

B

Birds--Scotland--Photographs

Birding in Scotland photo gallery
Digital photographs and copies of photographs of birds in Scotland.

Book ornamentation--Scotland

Scottish decorative bookbinding
Digital images of decorative bookbindings from the collections of the National Library of Scotland.

C

Canada--Civilisation

Canadian heritage gallery
Digital copies of photographs, paintings, drawings, and other images illustrating aspects of Canadian heritage, including Scots immigration. Each image is accompanied by a brief description of its source and subject.

Canada--Emigration and immigration

Canadian heritage gallery
Digital copies of photographs, paintings, drawings, and other images illustrating aspects of Canadian heritage, including Scots immigration. Each image is accompanied by a brief description of its source and subject.

Celtic way
Digital materials giving a virtual tour of Inverness, once the chief-town of Megantic County, Quebec, Canada, which has seen many waves of immigration including Scots from the Isle of Arran.

Carrick (Scotland)--Photographs

Carrick shore scenes
Digital copies of photographs of Carrick shore.

Photos about Carrick by Fred Westcott

Castles--Scotland--Photographs

Castles and scenes of Scotland
Digital copies of photographs of castles and country houses in Scotland.

Celtic music

Celtic music and history: a Judique perspective
Digital copies of photographs, and texts which explore the Celtic culture on which the survival of traditional Cape Breton music depends.

Children's literature, Scottish

Author and illustrator full listing
Biographies and bibliographies of authors and illustrators of children's books living in Scotland.

Christian antiquities--Scotland--Photographs

Digital ECMS
Digital version of Romilly Allen's Early Christian monuments of Scotland corpus from 1903. Contains digital copies of photographs and other images of Pictish symbol stones and other sculptured stone fragments.

Church buildings--Scotland--Photographs

Churches and graveyards in Dumfries and Galloway
Digital photographs of churches and graveyards in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland.

Scottish-churches.org image library
Digital photographs of Scottish church exteriors and interiors.

Civilsation, Celtic

Celtic music and history: a Judique perspective
Digital copies of photographs, and texts which explore the Celtic culture on which the survival of traditional Cape Breton music depends.

Country homes--Scotland--Photographs

Castles and scenes of Scotland
Digital copies of photographs of castles and country houses in Scotland.

Crimean War, 1853-1856

Crimean War picture gallery 1854-1856
Digital copies of photographs, prints and paintings of the Crimean War.

Cromarty (Scotland)--Photographs

Cromarty image library
Digital copies of photographs of Cromarty and associated subjects.

D

Digital libraries--Scotland--Glasgow

Glasgow Digital Library
A wholly digital resource intended to provide historial and public information, and to support teaching, learning and research at all levels in the city of Glasgow, bringing together material separated by ownership and physical location.

Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland)--History

Future Museum collection
Digital images of a selection of objects from the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

Dunadd Site (Scotland)

Dunadd: an early Dalriadic capital
Archive of the excavation project carried out at Dunadd fort by Dr Alan Lane of the Department of Archaeology, University of Cardiff, in 1980-81.

Dundee (Scotland)--History--19th century

Lawson sketches
Digital copies of drawings by Charles S. Lawson, a Dundee lithographer. They record various aspects of the burgh as it was before the Improvement Act of 1871.

E

East Ayrshire (Scotland)--History

Future Museum collection
Digital images of a selection of objects from the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

East Ayrshire (Scotland)--History--19th century

James Mair Newmilns photograph collection
Digitised photographs from a collection of local photographs of East Ayrshire taken by John Macintosh of Strath Mill in the period 1890-1914.
James Mair was the custodian of the photographic collection.

East Ayrshire (Scotland)--History--20th century

James Mair Newmilns photograph collection
Digitised photographs from a collection of local photographs of East Ayrshire taken by John Macintosh of Strath Mill in the period 1890-1914.
James Mair was the custodian of the photographic collection.

East Ayrshire (Scotland)--Description and travel

East Ayrshire image gallery collection
Digital images on topics associated with East Ayrshire.

Elections--Scotland

ASPECT: Access to Scottish Parliamentary election candidate materials 1999
A digital archive of the ephemera - leaflets, flyers, postcards, newsletters - produced by candidates and political parties for the first Scottish parliamentary election in May 1999.
The archive is based on the collection of election ephemera held by the Andersonian Library at the University of Strathclyde, which is an important and unique record of a key event in Scottish history. The digital archive significantly improves the accessibility and usability of the paper collection whilst conserving the original materials. As well as digital reproductions of the original materials, Aspect includes transcriptions of the text of many of the leaflets and supplementary information on electoral constituencies and regions, political parties, the electoral process and the results of the election.

Engraving--Scotland

Drawn sword: engravings and woodcuts from the MacBean Stuart and Jacobite collection
Digital copies of the c.1,300 loose engravings and woodcuts that form part of the MacBean Collection.

Epitaphs--Scotland--Dundee

Constitution Road: The new cemetery (New Howff) in Constitution Road collection
Digital photographs and transcribed inscriptions from graves in the New Howff cemetery of Dundee, Scotland.

Logie Cemetery collection
Digital photographs and transcribed inscriptions from graves in the Logie cemetery of Dundee, Scotland.

St Aidan's Churchyard collection
Digital photographs and transcribed inscriptions from graves in the St Aidan's Church cemetery of Dundee, Scotland.

St Peters Churchyard collection
Digital photographs and transcribed inscriptions from graves in the St Peters Church cemetery of Dundee, Scotland.

Tombs of the Dundee Howff
Digital photographs and transcribed inscriptions from graves in the Howff cemetery of Dundee, Scotland, with a selection of digitised newspaper and other articles.

Epitaphs--Scotland--Fife

Restoration Of Tulliallan Kirkyard
Digital photographs, transcribed inscriptions and other materials from Tulliallan Kirkyard of Kincardine, Scotland.

Excavations (Archaeology)--Scotland

Construction and re-use of Bargrennan chambered cairns, South-West Scotland
Archive of the excavation project carried out at Cairnderry from 2002-2004 and directed by Vicki Cummings and Chris Fowler.

Dunadd: an early Dalriadic capital
Archive of the excavation project carried out at Dunadd fort by Dr Alan Lane of the Department of Archaeology, University of Cardiff, in 1980-81.

First farmers project
Archive of excavation project to investigate Neolithic settlement in east-central Scotland carried out by the University of Stirling. The archive covers work at Claish Farm, Duncrub, Nethermuir and Upper Gothens.

Roman Gask
Archive of material related to the a project investigating Roman frontier works on and around the Gask Ridge in Perthshire.

Scalloway: a broch, late Iron Age settlement and medieval cemetery
Archive of excavation project investigating a ridge overlooking Scalloway on Shetland in 1989-90.

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland scanning project collection
Digital images of the entire run of the Proceedings, Archaeologia Scotica and the Society's out-of-print monographs.

Excavations (Archaeology)--Scotland--Photographs

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) digital images collection
Digital images derived from drawings, manuscripts and photographs in the RCAHMS collections.

F

Fetlar (Orkney, Scotland)

Fetlar Museum Digitisation Project collections
Digital images of a selection of objects from the collection of Fetlar Interpretive Centre.

Fife (Scotland)--History

Parish events and records
Digital transcriptions of lists, papers and reference sources relating to parishes in Fife.

Photographs of Fife and its people
Digital images of materials relating to the local history of Fife, including photographs, almanacs, and extracts from newspapers.

Fortrose (Scotland)--Photographs

Fortrose and Rosemarkie image library
Digital copies of photographs of Fortrose and Rosemarkie, and associated subjects.

G

Gask Ridge (Scotland)

Roman Gask
Archive of material related to the a project investigating Roman frontier works on and around the Gask Ridge in Perthshire.

Glasgow (Scotland)--Photographs

Duncan Brown Archive photographs
Digital copies of photographs taken between 1853 and 1896 by Duncan Brown, an employee of the Glasgow School of Design, Ingram Street, Glasgow. They include landscapes, images of Glasgow, and portraits of local dignitaries, friends and family.

Glasgow (Scotland)--History

Ebooks about Glasgow
Digitised and born-digital books on Glasgow topics.

GlasgowStory
Digital copies of images about Glasgow from the city's libraries, museums and universities.

Red Clydeside
The Red Clydeside collection provides access to digital copies of original source materials from the Red Clydeside period. During the period between 1910 and 1922 the city of Glasgow was witness to an unparalleled wave of working class protest and political agitation which challenged the forces of capitalism and even the state itself. The events and people who shaped this period forged an enduring legacy which still remains part of the political and social fabric of the city to the present day, and which is known as Red Clydeside. This turbulent period of industrial, social and political upheaval reinforced Glasgow's reputation as the centre of working class struggle in Britain in early years of the twentieth century.
Access is presented in several ways: Within the context of a chronological timeline of key events; Within a presentation of left-wing pamphlets and publications; Within an analysis of the main political organisations; Within an analysis of the key political figures; and Within a presentation of political cartoons.

Virtual Mitchell collection
Digitised copies of a selection of photographs and other images of the city of Glasgow.

Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901

Victorian times
Digitised versions of texts dealing with social, political, and economic conditions in Victorian Britain (1837-1901). The first major source of content is Parliamentary papers of the era including significant legislation and proceedings of Select Committee enquiries. A second major source is the 19th century pamphlet collection of the London School of Economics. Texts cover six major areas - Health, Housing, Industry and the work place, Labour and trade Unions, Transport, and Education. A total of around 22,500 digitised pages will be made available. Supplementary resources written by subject specialists will complement the digitised material, providing a progressive learning resources for all levels of user.

H

Highlands (Scotland)

Am Baile - Highland history and culture collection
Digital images of photographic collections, published texts, archive materials, films, sounds, interactive games and comics created or sourced by The Highland Council, Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust, and West Highland Animation.

Hiking--Scotland

Angry corrie
Online fan journal for hill-walking in Scotland.

Historic sites--Scotland--Photographs

Ancient Scotland
Digital copies of photographs of some of the ancient sites of Scotland.

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in art

Marianne Grant Holocaust artworks collection
Digital images of watercolour paintings by Holocaust survivor Marianne Grant.

Huntly (Scotland)--History

Huntly images 1895-1905
Digital copies of old photographs of Huntly, Aberdeenshire.

I

Information storage and retrieval systems--Scotland--Periodicals

WIDWISAWN: Who is doing what in Scotland and what's needed
Electronic magazine for discussions on research and development initiatives relevant to the development of a coherent electronic information environment to support 'Virtual Scotland', focusing in particular at those with interests in this area in the libraries, archives and museums sectors.

Invergordon (Scotland)--Photographs

Invergordon image library
Digital copies of photographs of Invergordon and associated subjects.

Inverness (Qu├ębec)

Celtic way
Digital materials giving a virtual tour of Inverness, once the chief-town of Megantic County, Quebec, Canada, which has seen many waves of immigration including Scots from the Isle of Arran.

Inverness (Scotland)--Photographs

David Whyte collection
Digital copies of a selection of black and white photographs from the David Whyte Studio in Inverness. The photographs include buildings, streets, groups of people and studio portraits, mainly in Inverness and the surrounding area.

Jimmy Nairn & Son collection
Digital copies of a selection of black and white photographs by the Inverness photographer Jimmy Nairn. The photographs include people and places in the Inverness area.

Joseph Cook collection
Digital copies of a selection of black and white photographs collected by Joseph Cook. The photographs feature people, places, buildings and landscapes in the Inverness area.

Inverness (Scotland)--History

Inverness image library
Digital copies of photographs of Inverness and associated subjects.

K

Kyle of Lochalsh (Scotland)--Photographs

Duncan Macpherson collection
Digital copies of a selection of black and white photographs taken by Duncan Macpherson depicting the area of Kyle of Lochalsh in the early twentieth century.

L

Libraries--Scotland--Periodicals

Information Scotland online edition
Electronic version of the journal of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland.

WIDWISAWN: Who is doing what in Scotland and what's needed
Electronic magazine for discussions on research and development initiatives relevant to the development of a coherent electronic information environment to support 'Virtual Scotland', focusing in particular at those with interests in this area in the libraries, archives and museums sectors.

M

Maps

Maps of Scotland
High-resolution zoomable digital copies of maps of Scotland from the Map Library of the National Library of Scotland.

Maybole (Scotland)--Photographs

Citizens of Maybole: past and present
Digital copies of photographs of people in Maybole, South Ayrshire.

Maybole in the mid 20th century
Digital copies of photographs of Maybole, South Ayrshire.

Maybole: a pictorial history
Digital images taken from the book Maybole: a pictorial history.

More postcards from Maybole
Digital copies of postcards sent from Maybole in 1941.

Photo galleries
Digital copies of photographs of Maybole and the local area.

Postcards from Maybole
Digital copies of postcards sent from Maybole between 1904 and 1931.

Winter scenes from Maybole
Digital copies of photographs of Maybole, South Ayrshire, after snowfalls.

Maybole (Scotland)--History

Local history books [Maybole Community Council, Maybole]
Digital transcriptions of books, articles, and extracts about Maybole and the surrounding area.

Medicine

Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh online
Digital version of the print Journal, with additional material.

NHS Quality Improvement Scotland publications collection
Digital images of reports and other publications of NHS Quality Improvement Scotland.

Megalithic monuments--Scotland

Megalithic portal Scotland collection
Digital images and text about megalithic monuments and sites located in Scotland.

Megalithic monuments--Scotland--Aberdeenshire

Rhynie standing stones
Digital copies of photographs of Pictish symbol stones and megalithic stone circles around Rhynie, Aberdeenshire.

Military history, modern

Scots at War Trust collection
Digital texts and digital copies of images on various topics associated with Scottish military history.

Military uniforms--Scotland

Scottish military illustrations
Digital images of paintings, drawings and photographs of Scottish military uniforms.

Scottish military tartans
Digital images of tartan cloth.

Minishant (Scotland)--Photographs

Old Minishant
Digital copies of photographs of Minishant, a village outside Maybole, South Ayrshire.

Monuments--Scotland--Photographs

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) digital images collection
Digital images derived from drawings, manuscripts and photographs in the RCAHMS collections.

Mountaineering--Scotland

Angry corrie
Online fan journal for hill-walking in Scotland.

Museums--Scotland--Periodicals

WIDWISAWN: Who is doing what in Scotland and what's needed
Electronic magazine for discussions on research and development initiatives relevant to the development of a coherent electronic information environment to support 'Virtual Scotland', focusing in particular at those with interests in this area in the libraries, archives and museums sectors.

Music--Scotland

Music of James Scott Skinner
Digital versions of some of Skinner's compositions, from first draft to publication, with sound clips of him playing his own work as well as short videos demonstrating dance sequences set to his music.

N

Natural history--Scotland--Fetlar

Wildlife history collection
Digital images of a selection of objects on the topic of wildlife from the collection of Fetlar Interpretive Centre.

North Ayrshire (Scotland)--History

Future Museum collection
Digital images of a selection of objects from the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

O

Orkney (Scotland)--Photographs

Orkney image library
Digital copies of photographs of Orkney and associated subjects.

www.orkneypics.com
Digital copies of stock photographs of Orkney and other Scottish locations taken by Doug Houghton.

P

Painting, French

Millet to Matisse
Digital images of a selection of the paintings in an exhibition of the major styles and the prevailing art in France from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century represented in works from Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

Parishes--Scotland--Fife--History

Parish events and records
Digital transcriptions of lists, papers and reference sources relating to parishes in Fife.

Photography--Early works to 1850

Pencils of light: the albums of the Edinburgh Calotype Club
Digital copies of the pages and calotypes of two albums of the Edinburgh Calotype Club, the first photographic club in the world, which are among the earliest photograph albums in the world ever assembled. They contain over 300 images by a group of pioneering Scottish photographers working in Edinburgh and St. Andrews.

Picts

Digital ECMS
Digital version of Romilly Allen's Early Christian monuments of Scotland corpus from 1903. Contains digital copies of photographs and other images of Pictish symbol stones and other sculptured stone fragments.

Rhynie standing stones
Digital copies of photographs of Pictish symbol stones and megalithic stone circles around Rhynie, Aberdeenshire.

Playbills--Scotland--Edinburgh

Playbills of the Theatre Royal Edinburgh
Digital copies of a selection of over 240 playbills, which were used to advertise performances and events in Edinburgh's Theatre Royal at the start of the nineteenth century.

Portsoy (Scotland)--History--Photographs

Portsoy and Sandend
Digital copies of photographs of Portsoy and Sandend in Aberdeenshire, 1900-1975.

Prehistoric peoples--Scotland

Construction and re-use of Bargrennan chambered cairns, South-West Scotland
Archive of the excavation project carried out at Cairnderry from 2002-2004 and directed by Vicki Cummings and Chris Fowler.

First farmers project
Archive of excavation project to investigate Neolithic settlement in east-central Scotland carried out by the University of Stirling. The archive covers work at Claish Farm, Duncrub, Nethermuir and Upper Gothens.

R

Railroads--Scotland--History

Little but good: the Great North of Scotland Railway
Digital images and copies of objects and photographs of the railway, from the collection of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

Rare books--Scotland

First Scottish books
Digital images and transcriptions of the Chepman and Myllar prints, nine of the earliest books printed in Scotland.

Research

Enlighten collection
Published material by members of the University of Glasgow, including peer-reviewed journal articles, published conference papers, books and book chapters.

Glasgow DSpace service
Repository for digital content including working papers, technical reports, theses and pre-prints by members of the University of Glasgow.

Research--Archival resources

Edinburgh research archive
Research output from the University of Edinburgh, including full-text digital theses and dissertations, book chapters, journal pre-prints and peer-reviewed journal reprints.

St Andrews eprints
An institutional archive for the academic community of St Andrews University.

Romans--Scotland

Roman Gask
Archive of material related to the a project investigating Roman frontier works on and around the Gask Ridge in Perthshire.

Rosemarkie (Scotland)--Photographs

Fortrose and Rosemarkie image library
Digital copies of photographs of Fortrose and Rosemarkie, and associated subjects.

Rural population

Noble peasant
Digital copies of paintings of rural people from the collection of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.

S

Sandend (Scotland)--History--Photographs

Portsoy and Sandend
Digital copies of photographs of Portsoy and Sandend in Aberdeenshire, 1900-1975.

Scalloway Site (Scotland)

Scalloway: a broch, late Iron Age settlement and medieval cemetery
Archive of excavation project investigating a ridge overlooking Scalloway on Shetland in 1989-90.

Scotland

Ebooks about Scotland
Digitised books on Scottish topics.

Scotland--Maps

Bartholomew survey atlas of Scotland 1912
Digital copy of an atlas of maps and introductory text, with maps published only in the earlier edition of 1895.

Counties of Scotland 1580-1928 collection
Digital copies of maps from the Map Library of the National Library of Scotland.

JG Bartholomew & Son half-inch to the mile maps of Scotland 1926-1935
Digital copies of maps.

John Thomson's atlas of Scotland 1832
Digital copy of an atlas of maps, introductory text, and index.

Maps of Scotland
High-resolution zoomable digital copies of maps of Scotland from the Map Library of the National Library of Scotland.

Ordnance Survey indexes to the County series maps, Scotland 1854-1886
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey large scale Scottish town plans 1847-1895
Digital copies of over 1,900 sheets of the most detailed maps ever surveyed by Ordnance Survey, covering 62 towns.

Ordnance Survey maps covering towns at 25-inch to the mile scale, 1st edition, 1854-1880
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey maps one-inch 2nd edition, Scotland 1898-1904: with parishes shown in colour and 6 inch/25 inch sheet lines
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey maps one-inch Popular edition, Scotland 1921-1930
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey maps six-inch 1st edition, Scotland 1843-1882
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey one-inch to the mile maps of Scotland, 1st edition 1856-1891
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey one-inch to the mile maps of Scotland, 2nd edition 1885-1900
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey one-inch to the mile maps of Scotland, 3rd edition 1903-1912
Digital copies of maps.

Ordnance Survey quarter inch to the mile maps of Scotland 1921-1923
Digital copies of maps.

Series maps of Scotland 1847-1930
Digital copies of maps from the Map Library of the National Library of Scotland.

Scotland--Maps--Early works to 1800

Blaeu atlas of Scotland 1654
Digital copy of an atlas of engraved maps and pages of descriptive text in Latin, with English translation. Includes a separate transcription of the Latin text and essays about the atlas and the translation.

Charting the nation: maps of Scotland and associated archives 1550-1740
Collection of digital images of a wide variety of single maps and maps in atlases and other bound books, together with important manuscript and printed texts relating to the geography and mapping of Scotland from 1550 to 1740 and beyond.
Provides combined image viewer and finding aid using downloadable Insight(TM) software.

Herman Moll's maps of Scotland
Digital copies of maps.

Pont maps
Digital copies of the earliest surviving detailed maps of Scotland, made by Timothy Pont in the 1580s and 1590s.

Scotland--Photographs

Scottish History Online image galleries
Digital copies of photographs of places in Scotland of historical interest.

Scotland--Antiquities

National Museums Scotland online collections database
Images and information about a selection of items from the collections of Scottish archaeology and history.

Scotland--Antiquities, Roman

Roman Gask
Archive of material related to the a project investigating Roman frontier works on and around the Gask Ridge in Perthshire.

Scotland--History

National Museums Scotland online collections database
Images and information about a selection of items from the collections of Scottish archaeology and history.

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland collection
Digital copies of illustrations from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Scots at War Trust collection
Digital texts and digital copies of images on various topics associated with Scottish military history.

Scottish History Online image galleries
Digital copies of photographs of places in Scotland of historical interest.

Scotland--History, military

Dispatch journal research on the Internet
Digital versions of a selection of research articles from the journal Dispatch.

Scotland--Politics and government

Scottish Political Archive's photostream
Digital images and digital copies of material from the Scottish political archive.

Scots language

Scottish corpus of texts and speech
An electronic collection of both written and spoken texts for the languages of Scotland. The focus is currently on the collection of Scottish English and Scots texts.

Scottish Gaelic language

Gaelic language and culture
Digital copies of 30 audio recordings of sung and spoken Gaelic from the folklore items collected by Dr. John Shaw for the StFX Cape Breton Gaelic Folklore Project, with textual English summaries and background information.

Scottish literature

Scottish corpus of texts and speech
An electronic collection of both written and spoken texts for the languages of Scotland. The focus is currently on the collection of Scottish English and Scots texts.

Scottish newspapers--Scotland

Word on the street
Digital copies of broadsides from the collections of the National Library of Scotland.

Sculpture, Celtic--Scotland--Photographs

Digital ECMS
Digital version of Romilly Allen's Early Christian monuments of Scotland corpus from 1903. Contains digital copies of photographs and other images of Pictish symbol stones and other sculptured stone fragments.

Seafood--Scotland

Photo gallery [Seafish]
Digital copies of photographs and illustrations of seafood dishes and their processing.

Publications [Seafish]
Digital copies of technical reports, datasheets, guidelines and other publications of the Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Sepulchral monuments--Scotland--Kirkbride--Photographs

Kirkbride Kirkyard
Digital images of gravestones surrounding the ruins of Kirkbride Church in South Ayrshire, with transcriptions of the inscriptions and family history information gathered in connection with the names and dates on the monuments.

Shetland (Scotland)--History--Photographs

Shetland Museum and Archives photo library
Digital copies of photographs dating from the early 1870's onwards, showing all aspects of Shetland life. It also contains a growing selection of images of artefacts and documents from the museums collection.

Shipbuilding industry--Scotland--Aberdeen--Archival resources

Hall Russell Shipyard archive
Digital images and copies of objects and photographs relating to the Hall Russell Shipyard.

Ships--Scotland--Aberdeen

Aberdeen built ships collection
Descriptions and digital copies of photographs, plans and short films of ships built in Aberdeen since 1811.

Skara Brae Site (Scotland)

Skara Brae Orkney
Digital copies of photographs of the Neolithic village of Skara Brae in Orkney.

Socialism--Scotland--Glasgow--History

Red Clydeside
The Red Clydeside collection provides access to digital copies of original source materials from the Red Clydeside period. During the period between 1910 and 1922 the city of Glasgow was witness to an unparalleled wave of working class protest and political agitation which challenged the forces of capitalism and even the state itself. The events and people who shaped this period forged an enduring legacy which still remains part of the political and social fabric of the city to the present day, and which is known as Red Clydeside. This turbulent period of industrial, social and political upheaval reinforced Glasgow's reputation as the centre of working class struggle in Britain in early years of the twentieth century.
Access is presented in several ways: Within the context of a chronological timeline of key events; Within a presentation of left-wing pamphlets and publications; Within an analysis of the main political organisations; Within an analysis of the key political figures; and Within a presentation of political cartoons.

South Ayrshire (Scotland)--History

Future Museum collection
Digital images of a selection of objects from the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

Spitfire (Fighter planes)

Spitfire assembly
Digital copies of photographs of the assembly of the restored Spitfire LA198 in Glasgow's Museum of Transport. The fighter aircraft served with the 602 City of Glasgow Squadron, based at Abbotsinch, between 1947 and 1949, when it crashed.

Springburn (Glasgow, Scotland)--History

Springburn virtual museum
A representative selection of digitised materials from the Springburn Community Museum, which closed in 2001 because of funding problems. Images for the collection have been chosen to convey important elements of the social and economic history of Springburn. Particular emphasis has been placed upon the railway industry and community and tenement life in Springburn.

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Tain (Scotland)--Photographs

Tain Museum image library
Digital copies of photographs of Tain and associated subjects.

Tain (Scotland)--History

Document library [Tain and District Museum, Tain]
Digital transcripts of a selection of Tain and District Museum's collection of historical documents which includes records of local organisations and businesses, estate and family papers, and burgh accounts.

Objects [Tain and District Museum, Tain]
Digital images of objects from the Museum's collections.

Tartans

Scottish military tartans
Digital images of tartan cloth.

Theater programs--Scotland--Edinburgh

Playbills of the Theatre Royal Edinburgh
Digital copies of a selection of over 240 playbills, which were used to advertise performances and events in Edinburgh's Theatre Royal at the start of the nineteenth century.

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Weapons

Arms and armour at Glasgow Museums
Digital images of a selection of items from the arms and armour collections of Glasgow Museums.

Wood-engraving--Scotland

Drawn sword: engravings and woodcuts from the MacBean Stuart and Jacobite collection
Digital copies of the c.1,300 loose engravings and woodcuts that form part of the MacBean Collection.

Work

Ayrshire working lives
400 digital copies of images selected from the collections of East Ayrshire Library, Registration and Information Services, North Ayrshire Library and Information Service, South Ayrshire Educational Services, East Ayrshire Arts and Museums, SAC (Scottish Agricultural College) at Auchincruive, and Ayrshire Archives. The images illustrate the story of working life in Ayrshire through the modern age.

World War, 1914-1918

In memoriam
Biographies of the staff, students and alumni of the University of Aberdeen who laid down their lives during the Great War of 1914-1918.

RLS Haig official photographs collection
Digital copies of photographs selected from the papers of Field Marshal (Earl) Haig (1861-1928).

World War 1 collection [Fetlar Museum Digitisation Project]
Digital images of a selection of objects on the topic of World War 1 from the collection of Fetlar Interpretive Centre.

This information is taken from the Scottish Collections Network (SCONE).