- 1799 to date (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Books; journals; papers
Name of creator
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
The repository continues to add to this collection regularly.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
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 titles in the Strathclyde Staff collection Search "MLSPSO" to find a full list of titles in 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
Related units of description
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- University of Strathclyde (Subject)