Libraries and Information Services in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, 38th Edition

Customers outside of North America (USA and Canada) should contact Facet Publishing for purchasing information.

Find on LibraryThing.Find on WorldCat.
$95.00
ALA Member: 
$ 85.50
Item Number: 
978-1-85604-801-9
Published: 
2014
Publisher: 
Facet Publishing, UK
Pages: 
464
Width: 
6"
Height: 
9"
Format: 
Softcover
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • Reviews

For over 50 years, anyone needing information on British and Irish libraries has turned to Libraries and Information Services in the UK and the Republic of Ireland for the answer. This newly updated directory lists over 2000 libraries and other services in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland, with contact names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, email addresses and URLs.

The listing is broken down into the following main categories, fully indexed alphabetically:

  • Public library authorities, with entries for headquarters libraries plus the main administrative, divisional, area and regional
  • Universities and institutes of higher education and other degree-awarding institutions, with entries for major departmental and site/campus libraries
  • Selected government, national and special libraries, together with schools and departments of information and library studies
Praise for previous editions

"A long established reference work, thoroughly reputable and meticulously checked, with a clear helpful Index and a handy section on Schools of LIS, good coverage of the Republic of Ireland, this is a reference work that should be on every LIS Professional's personal bookshelf." 
--New Library World

"The pre-eminent source for general information and contact details on UK and Irish libraries, deserving a place in any serious reference collection." 
--Reference Reviews
Praise for previous editions

"A long established reference work, thoroughly reputable and meticulously checked, with a clear helpful Index and a handy section on Schools of LIS, good coverage of the Republic of Ireland, this is a reference work that should be on every LIS Professional's personal bookshelf." 
--New Library World

"The pre-eminent source for general information and contact details on UK and Irish libraries, deserving a place in any serious reference collection." 
--Reference Reviews
Also of Interest: 
Image for I Found It on the Internet: Coming of Age Online, Second Edition--print/e-book Bundle
I Found It on the Internet: Coming of Age Online, Second Edition--print/e-book Bundle
Image for International Students and Academic Libraries: Initiatives for Success
International Students and Academic Libraries: Initiatives for Success
Image for Curriculum Materials Collections and Centers: Legacies from the Past, Visions of the Future
Curriculum Materials Collections and Centers: Legacies from the Past, Visions of the Future
Image for Past or Portal? Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives
Past or Portal? Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives
Image for The Information Society, Sixth Edition: A Study of Continuity and Change
The Information Society, Sixth Edition: A Study of Continuity and Change
Image for The New Information Professional: Your Guide to Careers in the Digital Age
The New Information Professional: Your Guide to Careers in the Digital Age
Image for Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs--eEditions e-book
Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs--eEditions e-book
Image for Assessing Liaison Librarians: Documenting Impact for Positive Change (PIL #67)
Assessing Liaison Librarians: Documenting Impact for Positive Change (PIL #67)