Resources

All Scotland's Urban Past resources are available for you to download and use in your heritage projects, wherever you’re based.

We've compiled free resources to help you investigate how Scotland's towns and cities have changed over time.

New content is always being added, so keep an eye on this page for updates or sign up to our eNewsletter to be the first to hear about newly added resources.

Here you will find links to a range of online and paper resources to help you get started with your research. Many of the resources will be available in your local library, your nearest reference library or archive. Increasingly, online resources can be accessed remotely, mostly free of charge.