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  1. Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Bibliotheca Americana'
    previously known as 'Joseph Sabin’s Bibliotheca Americana'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926'

    Description: A digital archive containing over 6 million pages from 29,000 works about the Americas published throughout the world. It covers the period from 1500 to the early 1900s. Based on Joseph Sabin’s seminal bibliography 'Bibliotheca Americana : a dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time'.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1926

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  2. SAGE Journals

    Description: Access to over 1000 journal titles across a range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Library users have access to the Sage Premier collection

    Coverage: 2013-

    Publisher: Sage

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  3. SAGE Research Methods

    Description: Resources to support students, academics and teachers and guide researchers through every step of the research process, including dictionary definitions, downloadable teaching, and video tutorials.

    Publisher: Sage

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  4. ScienceDirect Books

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Science Direct'

    Description: A peer-reviewed scientific and technical database. Library users have access to monographs in the life, health and physical sciences, from 2010 onwards.

    Coverage: 2010-

    Publisher: Elsevier

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, E-books

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  5. Scientific American Archive

    Description: All 4960 issues of Scientific American from 1845 to 2005 appear in this digital archive, containing more than 133,700 articles.

    Coverage: 1845-2005

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Science, Journals

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  6. Scotsman Digital Archive, 1817-1950

    Description: Every issue of The Scotsman newspaper, from 1817 to 1950, in its original published context. This is a full-text digital archive.

    Coverage: 1817 to 1950

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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  7. Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The papers of the Darien Company, the doomed Scottish trading company of the late 17th century. This full-text digital library comes from the collections of the National Library of Scotland and part of the British Online Archive.

    Coverage: 1694 to 1709

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, Americana, History

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  8. Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period

    Description: Over 60 volumes of lyric poetry by 51 Scottish women poets, written between 1789 and 1832.

    Coverage: 1789 to 1832

    Publisher: Alexander Street Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Literature, Biography

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  9. SCRAN

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network'

    Description: Over 500,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media about Scotland and beyond.

    Coverage: Prehistory onwards

    Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: History, Family History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  10. Screen Studies Collection

    Alternative titles: also known as 'ProQuest Screen Studies Collection'

    Description: Current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. Includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, Journals, Music, Catalogues & Bibliographies, E-books, History, Art & Design

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  11. Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection

    Alternative titles: previously known as '17th and 18th Century Burney Newspapers Collection'
    also known as 'Burney collection'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection'

    Description: 17th and 18th century newspapers, broadsides and news pamphlets from the Burney Collection. Gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817), this collection represents the largest single collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles and the colonies, containing almost 1 million pages and 1,270 titles.
    Until 14th May 2022, users affiliated to a further or higher education institution can access this resource outwith the Library

    Coverage: 1604 to 1804

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Newspapers, History

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  12. SpringerLink journal and ebook collection

    Description: A database providing access to e-books, journals, articles, protocols and reference works published by Springer. National Library of Scotland users have access to thousands of journal titles and e-books covering humanities, science, business, medicine, law, social science and engineering.

    Publisher: Springer

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Science, Journals, E-books

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  13. State Papers Online

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'State papers online : the government of Britain, 1509-1714'
    also known as 'Early modern government in Britain and Europe'

    This resource includes: Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle

    Description: A digital manuscript database covering 200 years of British history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne, describing both domestic and overseas activity and events. This resource contains over 3 million manuscript pages and over 500,000 fully searchable calendar and catalogue entries, with links between the two types of document when they are related. The resource also includes introductory essays, research tools, and an image library.

    Coverage: 1509-1714

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, History

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  14. Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle

    Alternative titles: also known as 'State Papers Online: Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle'

    This resource is part of: State Papers Online

    Description: This online archive contains 245,000 folios, and brings together two distinct but historically related collections: The Stuart Papers, the papers of the exiled James II, and VII in Scotland, and his heirs; and the Cumberland Papers, the papers of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, second son of George II and military commander of the British Army.Note: this resource is accessed through the State Papers Online website

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, History

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  15. SUR Digital Archive, 1931-1992

    Alternative titles: also known as 'SUR, 1931-1992'
    previously known as 'SUR online'

    Description: A digital archive of the Latin American literary magazine from Argentina. This collection includes more than 40,000 pages; an index; and manuscript versions of content from the first issue as well as an unpublished set of letters by Victoria Ocampo.

    Coverage: 1931 to 1992

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Journals, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.