Every year on January 1, a new set of records become available on the ScotlandsPeople website. On January 1, 2016, you will be able to view:
and 1965 deaths
These are the main ones every year, but of course, ScotlandsPeople will continue to upload new records throughout the year. One record set scheduled for early 2016 is the 1930 Valuation Rolls.
Here's the link for checking while you are waiting for the hangover to subside on New Year's Day: www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk