Science & natural history

A Scots buik on the plague

A Scots buik on the plague

Scotland's first printed medical book (1568), written in Scots. Learn the history of the plague in Scotland. Downloadable learning activities.

Medical history of British India

Medical history of British India

Search 426 volumes of rare official documents recording disease prevention and public health in India in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Scottish Science Hall of Fame

Scottish Science Hall of Fame

A tribute to 10 great Scottish scientists of the past. Read transcripts of letters, papers and published works about or by them.

The Moir Rare Book Collection

The Moir Rare Book Collection

Learn about John William Moir's collection of rare books on all aspects of bees and beekeeping, including how bees 'sing'!