Collection SC Strathclyde - Strathclyde collection

Identity area

Reference code

SC Strathclyde

Title

Strathclyde collection

Date(s)

  • 1799 to date (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

106 metres
Books; journals; papers

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

Archival history

The establishment of the Strathclyde Collection was proposed in a paper for Senate (SM 5809) on 6 November 1985. This laid out the scope and collecting policy for the collection. Formerly the library maintained a Strathclyde Authors Collection, this material was transferred to the new collection.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donations, transfer from library stock, purchase.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The Strathclyde collection comprises printed or published material by or about the University of Strathclyde and its staff. There are three components to the collection:


  • Strathclyde staff collection comprising publications by members of staff of the University, including monographs or other publications (except periodical articles) of which a member of staff is prominent as an author, compiler, editor, translator, illustrator, consultant, etc during their University employment.


  • Strathclyde official collection comprising publications of the University or its constituent organisations, including: official publications of the University as a whole; publications of departments and faculties; student, staff and graduate association publications.


  • Strathclyde serial collection comprising serial/journal publications, newspapers, newsletters and annuals of the University or its constituent organisations, including: official publications of the University as a whole; publications of departments and faculties; student, staff and graduate association publications.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

The repository continues to add to this collection regularly.

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

All the books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.
Search "MLSPSS" to find a full list of the Strathclyde Staff collection.
Search "MLSPSO" to find a full list of the Strathclyde Official collection.
Search "MLSPSER" AND "Strathclyde" to find a full list of titles in the Strathclyde Serials collection.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Notes area

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