Part 1 Background studies: dictionaries; bibliographies; general histories of Scotland; social histories of Scotland; general background studies; history of Scottish literature; languages of Scotland; general studies of Scottish poetry; literary criticism and theory. Part 2 Anthologies and magazines: anthologies; current annual anthology; 20th-century magazines; 20th-century scholarly journals. Part 3 The auld bards and makars: British pre-history; early Scots poetry; three great Auld Makars; anonymous poetry in Gaelic and Scots; other Auld Makars; Latin poetry. Part 4 First renaissance poets (16-17th centuries): Scots poets; poetry in English (17th century); Gaelic poets (17th century); ballads. Part 6 18th century poets: century Scots Renaissance poets; 18th-century Anglo-Scots poets; 18th-century Gaelic poets. Part 7 19th-century poets. Part 8 20th-century poets: forerunners to a Renaissance; 20th-century Renaissance poets of the First Wave; 20th-century Renaissance poets of the second and third waves.