Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

In recognition of the essential restrictions and measures imposed by the Scottish and UK Governments, we have closed all sites, depots and offices, including the HES Archives and Library, with immediate effect. Read our latest statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Search by keyword

In the top right hand corner you can carry out a quick search by Keyword, Site ID or Catalogue Number.

  1. Enter your search term into the field. Click the Search button (which looks like a magnifying glass) or press Enter on your keyboard.
  2. This will return three sets of results – Images, Sites and Collections. Clicking on each of the tabs allows you to easily switch between the three.
  3. On a desktop, if you hover your mouse cursor over the image you will see the description of that image.
  4. Under the image is a unique Catalogue Number. Please quote this number if you are enquiring about a Collection Item or Image.
  5. If you click on an image, Canmore ID or Catalogue Number you will click through to that record.
  6. On any results screen you can amend your search by clicking refine.
  7. On any results screen you can filter your results by using the dropdowns on the left hand side. These will be appropriate to the section you are in.

Example search for "birnam"


Help Topics

Help is available on the following items. Please click on the relevant link below to read more. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us.