The Archives and Special Collections is an integral part of Digital Services within Bangor University.
The service gained archive service accreditation in 2016 and again, more recently for the second time in 2023. By attaining accreditation, the archive service demonstrates that they meet the UK standard for collections management and access to collections, showing resilience and the ability to manage changing circumstances successfully
Vision and Mission
It is the vision of the Archives and Special Collections to be recognized as one of the finest university archives in Wales - supporting research, teaching and learning, taking part in collaborative ventures and providing an inclusive environment for researchers. It is the mission of the Archives and Special Collections to collect, preserve and provide access to the unique collections held by the University. The Archives and Special Collections aims to make a key contribution towards improving research excellence, learning experiences, student experience and a bilingual environment – the four pillars that underpin the University’s strategy.
The following policies relate to the Archives and Special Collections and their public service.