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  • Scotland's Bird Club

    Collecting policy

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  • Collecting policy
Our guiding principles are:
  • To collect publications or archival items we define as ‘Scottish’, whether published in Scotland or elsewhere
  • To collect non-Scottish publications from adjacent regions and general reference material on ornithology worldwide
  • To collect and preserve materials relating to Scottish ornithology that might otherwise be lost
  • To actively collect Scottish material that is rare or not available elsewhere i.e. those items that are considered unique and distinctive and that help to differentiate our holdings
  • To consider the long-term impact of acquiring various formats

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SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.