Feb 172011

SUNCAT holds the serials records of all six UK Legal Deposit Libraries. All publishers and distributors in the UK and Ireland are legally obliged to deposit material in these libraries. This makes the collections of these libraries particularly varied. Weird and wonderful titles include:
From Cambridge University –

  • Means of escape
  • News from Jupiter!

From Oxford University –

  • Perils of premature burial / Association for the Prevention of Premature Burial
  • Vintage Light Music: for the enthusiast of light music on 78 r.p.m. records.

From the National Library of Scotland –

  • Mushroom Business
  • The Hermit: or, A view of the world, by a person retir’d from it.

From the British Library –

  • For whom the die rolls.
  • Two wheels only: TWO

From Trinity College, Dublin –

  • Use of trees by livestock
  • Penny News: pamphlets for plain people

From the National Library of Wales –

  • What’s brewing: newspaper of the Campaign for Real Ale
  • Apricot user

Why not take a look at other serial titles these and other SUNCAT Contributing Libraries hold?

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