British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

HTV WALES (ITV WALES)

Description
The library holds all transmitted material from Wales and the West ITV franchise area from 1958 to the present day. NB Collection is now held at the National Library at Aberystwyth
Website
https://www.llgc.org.uk/
Keywords
Dorset; Wales; Bristol; South West England; Devon; West Country; Welsh language programmes; Swindon; Devizes; Somerset; Taunton
Access
No access. Research is undertaken by library staff only.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for facilities and handling.
Copyright
Copyright held. Contracts Department stores copyright details. Copyright advice available.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 60,000 reels/cassettes. Typical television output - news inserts, current affairs, drama, light entertainment. Holdings increase by at least 10 hours a week.Documentary, news and current affairs, science and education, light entertainment and quiz shows.
Video components: Beta/Beta-SP, 1-inch Video.
Film: 9,000 cans. 60% colour film, 40% black and white film. Documentary, feature films, news and current affairs.
Film components: 16mm, 35mm, positive film, negative film, 2,000 A and B neg rolls.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.
Card catalogue
Available, indexed.

Additional Information

Notes
Archive project in progress to computerise card catalogue; date of completion is estimated as 2005. All footage from August 1986 to the present day is catalogued on computer and archive material until 1969 is now accessible on computer.
Other information
Library holds news scripts on a temporary basis (few months). Most programme documentation is held by the relevant departments.
Conservation policy
All transmitted material kept. Sub-master material is periodically recycled.

Main Contact

Name
Owain Meredith
Job title
Librarian
Telephone
01970 632901
Fax
020 2059 7183
Email
owain.meredith@itv.com
Address
Llyfrgell Genedalethol Cymru
Aberystwyth
SY23 3BU

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