Librarianship Press Cuttings

Scope and Content

The archive contains press cuttings regarding librarianship, mainly in the UK (excluding Wales), but also in other parts of the world. Subjects covered include censorship;museums and archives;community and cultural activities; university and college libraries; local government; publishing and bookselling; private and subscription libraries; security in libraries; technical developments; librarians; rare books; printing; copyright; adult literacy; school libraries; library schools; library associations; national libraries; medical libraries, and library management and administration.

Administrative / Biographical History

The cuttings were initially compiled by staff of the College of Librarianship Wales, followed by the staff of the Thomas Parry Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Access Information

The papers may be consulted through application by e-mail to: or by post to: Aberystwyth University, Archives, Information Services, Llandinam Building, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB. Tel: 01970 628593.


This archive is held at the Thomas Parry Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Description compiled by Rhian Phillips, Archives Hub project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Basic finding aid available on request from Archives staff.

Related Material

Press cuttings on librarianship in Wales can be found at the Thomas Parry Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, amongst the Welsh Press Cuttings collection.