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

Creative Arts Business Network

Dedicated support for the creative arts sector in the Scottish Borders

24 March 2014

Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offer a wide range of professional resources and support. All are designed to help you learn new skills, create opportunities and develop strategies for a sustainable business.

24 March 2014

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Review of Fair Work in the creative and cultural sectors in Scotland

Creative Scotland commissioned Culture Radar to consider Fair Work, leadership, workforce, and skills development across the Creative and Cultural sectors. This work reviews the current status, with baseline findings from which further work and research can develop. 

13 September 2022

Fairer Recruitment Guide

A practical handbook for employers and small businesses to support fairer work in Scotland’s creative and cultural industries.

13 September 2022

Fair-Work-Recruitment-Guide.pdf

Download the Fairer Recruitment Guide in PDF format.

13 September 2022

Fair-Work-Rates-of-Pay-Signposting-Guide.pdf

Download the Rates of Pay Signposting Guide (opens PDF)

13 September 2022

Archived Websites

We are working with the National Records of Scotland to ensure our current and previous websites have been captured as part of the internet archive.

8 September 2022

Committee-Submission-Final-CEEAC-August-2022.pdf

Submission to the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee – Budget Scrutiny 2023-24: Funding for Culture.

29 August 2022

Scots Language Centre

Discover fun games, activities and resources themed around Scots on the Scots Language Centre website. This free resource was developed in collaboration with Education Scotland, and the activities are designed to support the teaching and learning of Literacy, English, Modern Languages, and Scots.

26 August 2022