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Gaelic Medium Education: Gaelic collections in the Andersonian Library

Gaelic language materials in the Andersonian Library

The Andersonian Library has a variety of Gaelic language materials in its collections. These include the following types of resources:

  • Reports from organisations including the Gaelic Broadcasting Committee
  • Official publications including the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005
  • Journals, including Gairm the major Gaelic journal (see more about journals below)
  • Gaelic literature poetry and drama, located at D 824.8, D 825
  • Books about Gaelic identity at D 306.48309411
  • Gaelic language resources, including dictionaries and materials suitable for language learners at D 491.63
  • Books about Gaelic Medium Education D 491.6307
  • Gaelic musical materials D 782.421622
  • Books about Scottish history with specialisms in Gaelic D 941.15
  • Children's book in Gaelic J 808.36

If you are part time or distance learning student and would like to borrow books from the Library, please use our postal loans service. 

Gaelic language journals in the Andersonian Library

The Library has copies of the Gaelic journal Gairm from 1955 to 2002. You can use the Am Baile website or the Gaelic Resource Database to search the contents of this journal. Once you have identified an article in Gairm which you wish to read you can either: come into the Library and consult the journal on Level 1, or if you are based off campus, use our photocopying service to request a photocopy of the article.

The following Gaelic journals are also available:

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