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University of Aberdeen Special Collections

Blogs & Links

Many Scottish archives have wonderful blogs in which they showcase items from their collections and share the work that they are undertaking. We have tried to gather together here a list of active blogs however, it is not exhaustive. If you discover (or run) a blog, website or account you think we should include you can email us at

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University of Edinburgh

Archive Services

University of Dundee Archive Services, Culture & Information

Art & Archives

Edinburgh College of Art Collections, University of Edinburgh

Bits & Pieces

Digital Preservation at the University of Edinburgh

Digital Imaging Unit

University of Edinburgh Library Digital Imaging Unit

Echoes From the Vault

University of St Andrews Special Collections

Get Dusty

Orkney Archive

GSA Archives & Collections Blog

Glasgow School of Art


Lothian Health Services Archive

Lothian Lives

Edinburgh and the Lothians local council archives

Rare Books & Manuscripts

University of Edinburgh, Centre for Research Collections,


University of Glasgow Library, Archive & Special Collections

Snapshot of the Archives

Posts tie in with regular, one day, exhibitions in the search room.

Special Collections Learning

University of Aberdeen Special Collections

Stirling Council Archives

Stirling Council Archives

Tasglann nan Eilean Siar

The Hebridean Archive Service

To Protect & (Con)serve

University of Edinburgh's Conservation Blog

University of Stirling Archives

University of Stirling Archives