The Literature Centre,
Level 3, The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow G3 7DN
0141 287 2944
Fax: 0141 287 2815


From novels to poetry, drama to short stories, quotations to criticisms, The Literature Centre at The Mitchell Library has a wealth of literary resources.

Located on Level 3, this dedicated area is ideal for anyone studying literature - whether at school or college - and for book discussion groups.

Scottish Literature is especially well-represented and the library has its own cuttings collection of literary criticism for contemporary Scottish authors. Please ask the staff for more details.

Group visits can be arranged for school pupils and teachers. Please contact us to arrange.

Glasgow Library members can borrow from the Scottish Fiction Collection.


Access to the world’s most current, comprehensive - and reliable - literature database is now available for free at Glasgow Libraries. You'll find biographical entries, articles, essays, journals, reviews, literary criticism, full text-poems, plays and interviews. It's a fabulous tool for students -  and teachers. Or anyone just interested in books and authors.

You can access the Gale database in The Mitchell Library or in your local library


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