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Exploring North American Collections

North American collections - Courtesy of the National & British Libraries
North American collections courtesy of the National Library for Scotland

Led by both British and National Library curators. This free event on 22 February 2017 will guide you through collections at the British and National Library. This introductory session will take place at the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Come along and find out about the extensive and varied North American collections that are held at the British Library and the National Library of Scotland.

  • Huge research potential.  All researchers and university students interested in North American collections, are welcome.
  • Led by curators from the National and British Library, the session will introduce electronic resources, special collections, literary holdings, historic newspapers and official publications.
  • They will guide you through both libraries' collections, covering ways that they can support your research and tips on how to be an effective researcher.

Thursday 22 February 11.00-15.00 Free. Book for 'Exploring North American collections' via Eventbrite or phone 0131 623 3734.  Places are limited, so it will be essential to book in advance. 

National Library of Scotland events take place in their George IV Bridge Building.  Further information email: nlsevents@nls.uk or phone 0131 623 3734.


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