National Museums Scotland
About the library
National Museums Scotland library was founded over 235 years ago with its roots in the collections of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. The library collection now consists of over 300,000 volumes reflecting the strengths and variety of the Museum's collections and research interests. Subjects covered in the collection include:
- Scottish history and culture
- World-wide decorative and applied arts
- Natural sciences
- Scottish military history
- History of science and technology
The local library catalogue is available online.
Can I see live document availability on Copac? No.
How do I find primary source material held at this institution? Visit National Museums Scotland Library's contributor page on the Archives Hub for information.