Glasgow Digital Library

Glasgow Digital Library offers a series of digital collections to support teaching, learning, and research. The following collections were available in December 2014:

  • Aspect. Access to Scottish parliamentary election candidate materials, 1999 and 2003.
  • Springburn Virtual Museum. Photographs from Springburn Community Museum, 1880-1987.
  • SMC Journal. Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, 1890-1901.
  • Voyage of the Scotia. Scottish national antarctic expedition, 1902-1904.
  • Virtual Mitchell. Photographs of Glasgow from the Mitchell Library and city archives.
  • Red Clydeside. A history of the labour movement in Glasgow, 1910-1932.
  • Maxton Papers. Images and documents about James Maxton, 1885-1946.
  • Ebooks about Glasgow. Including Memoirs and portraits of 100 Glasgow men and Old country houses of the old Glasgow gentry.
  • Ebooks about Scotland. Including Scotland in the nineteenth century and With nature and a camera.
  • Victorian times. Social, political, and economic conditions, 1837-1901.

Each collection offers both extensive information on the subject and digitized primary sources. Each organizes the sources in different ways. It is also possible to do a basic search in the entire digital library or in the separate collections. In addition, there are indexes for places and subjects, covering all collections. Images can be downloaded in JPEG format.

The Glasgow Digital Library is based at the University of Strathclyde. It was set up as part of the Research Support Libraries Programme, supplemented by funding from SCRAN and RLS for specific digitization projects.

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Monday, 29 June 2015 - 2:13pm
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