100,000 library and archive holdings to explore with new Highland Archive Service online catalogue


17 December 2020
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Almost 100,000 descriptions of archives and library holdings held in four Archive Centres at Inverness, Portree, Fort William and Wick are now available to explore online.

Until now, researchers wishing to find out more about the holdings of the Highland Archive Service have had to rely on the printed catalogues available in its searchrooms, with the digital catalogue accessible only to staff. 

Now, after months of work, the archive catalogue can be explored online and will be continually updated, with new content added on a monthly basis. 

How do I search the catalogue?

You can search by text, reference number or Archive Centre to help you find entries relating to the subject you’re interested in. Once you've found records you'd like to view, contact the relevant Archive Centre about accessing them – either by booking an appointment to view them or by a member of staff conducting a remote enquiry on your behalf.

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