University of Strathclyde | Department of Information Science

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

University of Strathclyde | Department of Information Science

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Description area

Dates of existence

1985 - 2001

History

The Department of Information Science was formed in 1985 from the amalgamation of the Department of Librarianship and the Department of Office Organisation. Both of these had their origins in the Scottish College of Commerce (an antecedent of the University of Strathclyde). In August 2001, the Department of Information Science merged with the Department of Computer Science to form the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.

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Relationships area

Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

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hierarchical

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Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Computer Science (1967 - 2001)

Identifier of the related entity

C0328

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

2001

Description of relationship

In 2001 the Department of Computer Science merged with the Department of Information Science to form the Department of Computer and Information Sciences.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Librarianship (1970 - 1984)

Identifier of the related entity

C0326

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temporal

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Control area

Authority record identifier

C0325

Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Kimberly Sommerville, November 2011.

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