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Glasgow, Scotland: Home

Are you thinking about studying abroad in or visiting Glasgow, Scotland? Are you there now? Visit this guide to get an idea of what life as a Glaswegian is like and find useful resources.


Welcome to the Glasgow, Scotland LibGuide!

Scotland's most populous city, this bustling and lively metropolis is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture, and diverse and friendly populace. 

Whether you're studying abroad or visiting for a brief time, this LibGuide will provide background information and ideas of what to do while there. Use the tabs along the top of the page to discover more information about life in Glasgow.

Additional information can also be found at the official city tourism website,

City Snapshot

Take a quick tour around Glasgow in VisitScotland's City Snapshot.

Billy Connolly's Love of Glasgow

Comedian Billy Connolly, a native Glaswegian, shares some of what he loves about Glasgow in this video shared by the Glasgow City Marketing Bureau. 

Books Set in Glasgow

Interested in reading books set in or about Glasgow? Check out a few options below:

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