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Resources

This section contains a database of all Creative Scotland's publications as well as a growing list of external resources for the arts, screen and creative industries.

The tabs, tags and search options below should allow you to quickly narrow down your search, alternatively you can browse by category on the left of the page.

Also see our Publication Scheme which sets out the key information that we routinely make available and how to access it.

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Lost in Translation: An afternoon discussing the art and the business of publishing translated fiction

Translated fiction opens a window onto cultures and creative techniques from across the globe, often hidden from English-speaking readers behind any number of languages.

6 November 2018

Get Creative Weekend 2017

People across the UK will Get Creative next weekend (Friday 7 - Sunday 9 April) as part of a national campaign aimed at celebrating everyday creativity. We find out what's in store at some of the venues putting on events across Scotland.

30 March 2017

A Gab wi Michael Pedersen

The Scottish poet, playwright, pontificator and Neu! Reekie! Co-Founder Michael Pedersen on the collective's new short film Anywhere But the Cities, sequel poetry anthology #UntitledTwo and more.

15 March 2016

Literature and Publishing Sector Review

Published in July 2015, this review was undertaken to provide a complete overview of Scotland’s literature and publishing sector and inform future work that will best support the sector.

23 July 2014

Copyright User

Copyright User gives straightforward explanations of commonly asked copyright questions.

24 June 2014

Culture 2014 Programme Guide

An introduction to the events and exhibitions taking place across Scotland during Glasgow 2014.

17 June 2014

Scottish Book Trust

Scotland’s leading agency for the promotion of literature, reading and writing. SBT work with writers, children, teachers, librarians and readers from all backgrounds to spread a love of books and reading.

24 March 2014

Senscot

Senscot builds and services a network to help social entrepreneurs become more effective.

24 March 2014

Visiting Arts

Visiting Arts provide information and advice, create opportunities for artists to make new connections, and provide training for established and emerging cultural professionals.

24 March 2014

Public Art Online

A public art information site which provides guidance and examples of public art practice from around the UK and internationally.

24 March 2014

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COVID19-Audience-Report-Wave-2-Summary.pdf

Download the Summary report in PDF format

14 January 2021

RFO-Comms-27-Nov-2020.pdf

Communication issued to Creative Scotland's Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) on 27 November 2020.

13 January 2021

November 2020

This edition features Creative Scotland commissioned research on audience intentions and the latest Covid-19 research, including UNESCO’S policy guide for a resilient creative sector, and a systematic literature review of studies surrounding singing and brass, woodwind and bagpipe playing.

7 January 2021

BiodiversityReport_CreativeScotland_Level3.pdf

This Biodiversity Report outlines the steps Creative Scotland is taking to incorporate biodiversity measures into our wider policies, plans and strategies. In PDF format.

16 December 2020

Creative-Scotland-December-Update-for-CTEEA.pdf

The latest update on Creative Scotland's work to support the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

16 December 2020

Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

Travelling or returning to Scotland for work as a performing arts professional during COVID-19: Scottish Government Self-isolation Exemptions Guidance.

16 December 2020

2019/20

Creative Scotland's Annual Report, Accounts and National Lottery Accounts for the financial year ending 31 March 2020.

10 December 2020