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University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Address: 16 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ, UK

The University of Strathclyde is located in Glasgow, United Kingdom. It was established as the Andersonian Institute in 1796. In 1964, it was the first technological university of the United Kingdom. Its students and staff come from more than 100 countries. From 1993 up to 2012, the University operated 2 campuses: John Anderson Campus and Jordanhill campus. Jordanhill campus was closed in 2012.

The principal library of the university is Andersonian Library. It was founded in 1796. It has extensive wi-fi zones, over 450 computer places and 2,000 reader places. It is located in the Curran building. It has around a million print volumes with more than 239 databases, 38,000 e-journals and 540,000 electronic books. The archives in the library are separated into 3 parts, such as: University Archives, Deposited Archives and Special Collections.

  1. At University Archives, there are some university’s official records from 1796 until now. Usually, these archives are the resource for the study of science, education and society.
  2. Deposited Archives have been got by deposit or gift to support the teaching and research.
  3. Special Collections contain rare printed material, including Anderson Collection and more than 30 other collections.


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