Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Identity area

Identifier

0210

Authorized form of name

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • National

Contact area

 

Ymholiadau

Type

Address

Street address

Allt Penglais

Locality

Aberystwyth

Region

Ceredigion

Country name

United Kingdom

Postal code

SY23 3BU

Telephone

01970 632 800

Fax

01970 615 709

Note

Description area

History

The National Library of Wales was established by Royal Charter on 19 March 1907.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Pedr ap Llwyd
Chief Executive and Librarian
Responsible for the Library and its staff, and ensuring that the Library meets its statutory duties, and charitable objectives. The Librarian is responsible for developing the Strategic and Operational Plans, and ensuring that realistic objectives and targets are set, and that these are achieved. The Librarian also offers clear leadership to the Library and operates as the Accounting Officer, with responsibility for the Library’s budgets.

David Michael
Director of Corporate Resources and Deputy Chief Executive and Librarian
Responsible for corporate services at the Library, finance, business, building facilities, ICT, income generation and fundraising.

Owain Roberts
Interim Director of Collections and Public Programmes
Responsible for all of the Library's public activities, including reading rooms, exhibitions, education service, digital access, and promotion of the institution.

Buildings

Holdings

Finding aids, guides and publications

Guides to archives within NLW website: https://www.llgc.org.uk/collections/learn-more/archives/

Access area

Access conditions and requirements

Services area

Control area

Description identifier

GB

Institution identifier

0210

Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Nia Mai Daniel 10 November 2015; revised by David Moore 11 October 2019.

Language(s)

  • Welsh
  • English

Script(s)

Sources

National Library of Wales website

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Allt Penglais
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
GB SY23 3BU