Special collections & archives - other useful resources

Special collections & archives in the University Library Listed by subject and alphabetically
Procurement Case Study A summary of the experience of procuring a digital preservation system at the University of Sheffield
A2A (Access to Archives) Catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day
Archives Hub A national gateway to archive collections held in U.K. universities and colleges
Discovery
Discovery catalogue - holds more than 32 million descriptions of records held by The National Archives and more than 2,500 archives across the country
Film Archives UK Film Archives UK (FAUK) brings together archives, archivists, associate organisations and individuals who are interested in and committed to the work and development of the UK’s public sector film archives
Imperial War Museum Sound Archive Holds over 33,000 recordings relating to conflict since 1914. This consists of the largest oral history collection of its type in the world, with contributions from both service personnel and non-combatants as well as significant holdings of speeches, sound effects, broadcasts, poetry and music
Library of Congress Digital Collections Digitized material from the Library of Congress including digitized photographs, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, and books, as well as "born digital" materials such as Web sites
National Archives National archive for England, Wales and the United Kingdom
Sheffield City Archives & Local Studies Library Holds original archive documents, local history books, journals, ephemera, maps, local and national sources, and Sheffield and District Family History Society library
UK Sound Directory A directory of UK sound collections created by the British Library. Information on 3,015 collections, from 488 collection holders, containing 1.9 million items
University of Warwick Modern Records Centre British repository for national archives of trade unions and employers' organisations, with strong collections relating to pressure groups, fringe political parties and transport