American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland
American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland

ABOUT THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND

John Singer Sargent, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw.  

The National Library of Scotland (NLS) is a major research library and the leading center for the study of Scotland and the Scots. Its collections span the centuries from early times to the digital age, housing millions of books, manuscripts, music and maps covering virtually every subject. Through these collections, it charts the global and historical influence of Scots at home and abroad, while also recording and reflecting the ideas and cultures of the world. The Library is at the forefront of innovation in making more of its collections available online. More than three million people now visit its website every year, ensuring worldwide access to many diverse collections and services by anyone, anywhere and at anytime. Find out more at www.nls.uk.