We can help you to explore your family and local history through our unique collection of resources – who knows what you might discover!
Please come and view our collections and undertake your own research. If this is not possible, the local studies staff can answer simple enquires by phone, email or letter but we now have to charge to undertake in-depth research. Please see a full list of our new charges here.
Find the book you want to read and take it home with you with our new Local Lending Collection
Look for sample local photographs on ONFife Archives | Flickr
Each library in Fife has access to the Ancestry Institution website for free, you only need to pay for your printouts.
The Local Studies Collections
To help you research your past, we have a large selection of resources in our Local Studies Collection, including
Remember that ON at Fife Archives also has a vast collection of material useful to any budding local historians and ON at Fife Museums has a major collection of local photographs and items on local industries etc.
Explore your local area’s past at:
You can also find many documents on Fife local history in St Andrews University Special Collection.