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SLAINTE is associated with a number of online information services which support the cultural information needs of the Scottish People. Our Information Resources provide direct access to content on specific topics, whereas the Information Services are search tools which can help you find both digital and physical materials held in collections across Scotland.

Information Resources

Scottish Authors
The Gateway to Scottish Authors is an online version of the Scottish Library Association publication Discovering Scottish Writers. It contains biographies of 79 Scottish authors included in the original publication, with appropriate hyperlinked cross-references.
Scottish Writers
Explore the depth and breadth of Scottish writing:
  • hear authors' own views
  • see their work brought to life
  • learn about the authors through reviews and biographies.

Information Services

National Burns Collection catalogue
A catalogue of manuscripts, books, art, and artefacts associated with Robert Burns that are held in Scotland.
Scotland's Culture
A one stop shop for electronic and physical resources, presenting the rich diversity of Scottish culture. You can search a selection of resources covering music, literature, sport, funding and events information.
Scottish Collections Network (SCONE)
A catalogue of collections held in Scottish libraries, museums and archives and collections about Scottish topics held elsewhere. The records provide links to digital collections and online finding aids such as catalogues where available.
Scottish Distributed Digital Library (SDDL)
A catalogue of Scottish themed collections of texts, images, and sounds in digital format.
Scottish Library and Information Resources (SLIR)
A directory of addresses and contact details of libraries and other information services located in Scotland.
Scotland's Information Scotland's Information
use our map to find libraries, museums and archives
Research Collections Online Research Collections Online
subject strength listings for the larger general libraries in Scotland
Scottish Library & Information Resources Scottish Library and Information Resources
find a library, librarian, museum or archive
Scottish Distributed Digital Library Scottish Distributed Digital Library
digital collections with Scottish themes
Scottish Collections Online Scottish Collections Network
an online catalogue of collections held in Scottish libraries, museums and archives
Co-operative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland Co-operative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland
a one-stop shop for finding materials held in the collections of many libraries in Scotland
blog blog
following organisational and general library developments
flickr flickr
SLIC and CILIPS image archive
delicious delicious
library and information bookmarks
SlideShare slideshare
presentations from CPD events and activities
Twitter twitter
follow our updates on the micro-blog
YouTube YouTube
SLIC and CILIPS videos

Send comments, suggestions and queries about SLAINTE to Gillian Hanlon. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland License 16-Jul-2009