The Archives and Special Collections reading room is now open by appointment only. Our appointment hours are 10am - 4pm Monday - Friday. Please contact us to discuss your appointment.
The Library is undertaking a refurbishment programme to replace all of the existing windows with upgraded, more energy-efficient triple glazing. There may be some noise in the Archives and Special Collections reading room while this work is carried out. There may also be a delay in retrieving material from some collections. We apologise for the disruption.
The archive catalogue is a searchable database of descriptions of the archives held at the University of Strathclyde.
The library catalogue is the library's integrated search service. Search for printed material and books in Special Collections.
Use our subject guides to find resources relevant for your studies or research.
Everything you need to know about visiting and handling materials.
Guide to our copying services
Please note you must make an appointment in advance. Appointments will be offered between the following hours.
Please note: The reading room will be closed on public holidays. It is also sometimes necessary to close the archive at short notice but any forthcoming closures will be announced on our Twitter feed.
The reading room is located on level 5 of the Andersonian library.