University of Strathclyde – Andersonian Library

Address Andersonian Library
Curran Building
101 St. James’ Road
Telephone 0141 548 4444
Official Publications website (if available)
Contact/Subject Specialist Faculty Librarian – Humanities and Social Sciences (Schools of Government & Public Policy, Law and Social Work & Social Policy)
Collection Description Major print holdings are: Acts of the Scottish Parliament (to 2021), SSIs (to 2021), Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government publications (including the Official Report, SP Papers, and SE / SG Papers) (to 2011), Public General Acts and Measures (to 2016), SIs (to 1999), Parliamentary Debates (Hansard)(to 2012), and Sessional Papers (Command Papers, HC Papers and Bills to 2007/08). The collection also includes pre-1707 Scots Acts, the Official Journal of the EU (to 2011), and the publications of international organisations and of some foreign governments.

In addition, the Library holds a wide range of monographs and serials (some of which are located with Main Library stock), including reports of nationalised industries, statistical series and statements of policy. These can be identified using the Library’s online catalogue

Collection strengths Extensive print collection of older OECD material. OECD periodicals in print until 2003, thereafter electronic only and access restricted.  OECD monographs – collected print monographs extensively until 2003, then until 2009, limited to the following subject areas: Employment,  Environment & Sustainable Development, Finance & Investment / Insurance & Pensions, and Science & Information Technology. From 2009 onwards monographs electronic only (via OECD iLibrary) and access restricted.
Access to Official Publications
  • University member
  • Organisations staff
  • General public
  • Other

Limited access to external users. Access is normally on application to the Librarian. Details of access can be found at:

Access to electronic services is normally restricted to staff and students of the University of Strathclyde.

Services (related to Official Publications) Library provides access to UK Parliamentary Papers and Public Information Online for staff and students
Subscription Databases
  • Public Information Online
  • ProQuest UK Parliamentary Papers
  • Other: The library subscribes to OECD iLibrary, Westlaw and LexisLibrary
Passage of Bills series no subscription
Entry updated June 2022

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