Links to Other Scottish Literature Resources
These links do not presume to be exhaustive. There are literally hundreds of web pages, gopher holes, and the like with information of interest to the student of Scottish literature. Any listing of all such resources would be too unwieldy to be useful. However, should you know of a particularly well constructed site that we have not included, please tell us so that we might consider it for the list.
- The National Library of Scotland is an invaluable source of information on Scottish literature and culture. Two particularly useful resources are the Bibliography of Scotland and the Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT).
- Studies in Scottish Literature, an annual, refereed academic journal, is the foremost periodical in Scottish literary studies.
- The Scots Teaching and Research Network (STARN) at the University of Glasgow maintains a wonderful collection of Scottish literary resources and online texts.
- Scottish Writers, a collection of pages by award-winning Scottish novelist and critic Andrew Crumey, has an impressive amount of information, including a history of Scottish literature.
- The Association for Scottish Literary Studies aims to promote the study, teaching and writing of Scottish literature, and to further the study of the languages of Scotland.
- The Scottish Studies Centre at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in Germersheim, established in 1981, is an interdisciplinary institution that publishes the Scottish Studies Newsletter.
- The Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society is also an interdisciplinary institution.
- Hjokfinnies Sanglines is a web zine published in English, Scots, and Gaelic that covers current cultural events in Scotland.
- In July 1999 the University of Oregon will host the sixth quadrennial International Scott Conference entitled "Scott, Scotland, and Romanticism".
- An Commun Gaidhealach America is a volunteer-run, non-profit group dedicated to maintaining Gaelic language and culture. Its What is Gaelic? page is a particularly informative introduction to the language.
- Am Braighe,a journal published on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, focusses on Gaelictopics on both sides of the Atlantic.
- Malcolm MacFarlane of Imperial College, London, has prepareda Gaelic-English dictionary.
- The Gaelic Languages Group provides information on all three Goidelic languages, including Scottish Gaelic.
- The CelticSociety of the University College of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, hasa few links to other sites.
- Gaelic-Lis a discussion group that addresses all manner of issues pertaining toGaelic language and culture.
- Clive Young's Scots on the Wab pages are the best source for information on Scots anywhere online--an FAQ, dictionary, pronunciation and spelling guides, and the like. The "haunbuik" is particularly useful.
- Wir Ain Leid: An Innin tae Modren Scots [Our Own Language: An Introduction to Modern Scots] provides extensive resources on Scots grammar.
- Lowlands-L is a discussion list about Scots language and culture.
- The Scots Leid Quorum at the University of Aberdeen offers much information online.
- John Graham's 1930 poem "Jakobsen" is an example of the Nordic-influenced Shetland dialect.
Scotland has a number of post-secondary institutions, from ancient universities founded in the fifteenth century to colleges of higher education established in recent years.
Institutions Recently Granted University Status
Other Instutions of Higher Education
Additionally, there are several academic institutions, both in Scotland and elsewhere, that offer instruction in Scottish literature.
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