I had the pleasure of organising and attending a joint SWOP/ CILIP Government Information Group visit to the Supreme Courts Library at the end of last month.
Scotland’s Supreme Courts are based in Parliament House in Edinburgh.
The Supreme Courts are:
The Court of Session – Scotland’s supreme civil court (a court of first instance and a court of appeal) The High Court of Justiciary- Scotland’s supreme criminal court The courts complex consists of 7or 8 buildings behind one façade.
Jennie Findlay who is the Librarian works for the Senators of the College, and the Supreme Courts staff. There are currently plans to introduce a similar level of library support for the Sheriff Courts.
Although there are currently 4 library locations for the courts there are almost a hundred locations for the book stock.