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‘The Brother’s Grimm: living a fairy tale?’

They may have closed their doors for the time being, but the National Library of Scotland have joined the fight to preserve culture in the time of Corona with a…

Exploring Edinburgh’s Libraries: The National Library of Scotland

The National Library of Scotland (NLS), Scotland’s largest reference library, is sure to grab everyone’s interest with its 26 million items that cover a vast array of subject matters. Its…

Borderlands: Irish Border Symposium

“One of the things about borderlands,” remarks author Donald Smith as he takes the stage, “is that they are culturally rich.” Smith, who is the Director of this year’s Scottish…

Book Week Scotland: Joy of Spines

Joy of Spines was advertised as a slideshow and found poem by Graeme Hawley comprised of book titles from the National Library’s 120 miles of underground shelves. Intrigued but unsure…

When Women Ran the Scottish Periodical Press with Juliet Shields

Following International Women’s Day on 8 March, it is vital to reflect on the powerful historical figures who have paved the way in the fight for gender equality. While we…