Case studies

If you have any case studies that you think may be useful to other local studies staff and services, please share them with us via the case studies page on the Local Studies blog.


  • Case Studies: Wigan Archives and Local Studies

    This is the first attempt to showcase a local archive's response to the CILIP LSG group's request on this website for a Case Study. Please bear in mind updates to style and format may take place over time.

    Wigan and Leigh Archives Online

    Description of the Project: 

  • Archive of local studies case studies

    Case studies from the archived Local Studies Group web pages are available at the UK Web Archive. 

  • Case Study Template

    Please download and fill in the template to share your local studies projects with your colleagues in Local Studies Libraries. (see below)

    Here are some questions to consider when completing the form. 

    How has your project engaged with the community? What kinds of projects are your volunteers undertaking? What were the struggles and successes with your project? 


    When complete, please email to Penny.