Thursday 26 July 2012

National Library of Scotland workshops

The National Library of Scotland ( is holding the following workshops in August:

Getting started at NLS
9 August 2012, 6pm

Learn how to register as a reader, find your way around the Library, request material and find out about our other services. The workshop also includes a tour of the Reading Rooms.

If you are planning to register to use the Library after the workshop, please bring evidence of identity such as a current driving licence or a recent utility bill.

Discovering family history
15 August 2012, 10am

Ever been interested in researching your roots, but unsure of where to start? Find out what resources the Library holds to help you with your family history research. The workshop also includes some practical information on how to become a reader.

Beyond Google
23 August 2012, 10am

This workshop provides a basic introduction to Credo Reference and Oxford Reference online. Learn how to access hundreds of quality reference books online.

Book online at or call 0131 623 3918.

(With thanks to the NLS)


Check out my Scotland's Greatest Story research service
New book: It's Perthshire 1866 - there's been a murder... (from June 12th 2012)

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