This is a list of Scottish book sites where either
I've discovered them while browsing or have been told about them by
visitors to the site. In this case these books have been scanned in
so you actually load a picture of each page to read it.
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build
an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for
researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that
exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in the Presidio of
San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa
Internet and others. In late 1999, the organization started to grow to
include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes
texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages.
Canadiana Online Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a digital library providing access to
over 1,279,000 pages of Canada's printed heritage. It features works
published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early
The Battle of Moores Creek On the morning of February 27, 1776, Patriot militia at Moores Creek
Bridge defeated a Loyalist army marching to rendezvous with a British
force on the North Carolina coast. This early Patriot victory during the
American Revolution helped delay a full-scale British invasion of the
southern colonies for several years.
Questia This is a site that carries online books and by clicking the link you'll
get a list of Scottish History books that they carry.
Chamber's Book of Days A miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar,
including anecdotes, biography & history, curiosities of literature and
oddities of human life and character and all searchable on the site.
Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill
In 1832 they emigrated with their Scottish husbands to Canada, settling
in the backwoods of what is now Ontario, near present-day Lakefield.
They recorded and interpreted their experiences as pioneers in books.
Old and New Edinburgh
by James Grant, was printed as a periodical in the 1880s and is now seen
as a set of three or six volumes, and describes its history, its people,
and its places by using anecdotal historical text with endless
University of Guelph
This is a collection of books that have been scanned in from the rare
book department at the McLaughlin Library at the University of Guelph
under the Open-Access Text Archive project.
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