A collection of material focusing on the history of Lancashire, with particular emphasis on Preston and the surrounding area. The collection reflects the boundaries of the current county of Lancashire and seeks to complement, not replicate, local studies collections in other libraries and Universities in the North West. The collection is held on open access shelves and the majority is Reference Only. The materials are located on the first floor of the library on the inside of the donut (outside training room LIB115).
Other sources for local studies within the immediate area include: