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Name of Library: Edinburgh Theological Seminary Library

Address: Edinburgh Theological Seminary, The Mound, Edinburgh. EH1 2LS

Town: Edinburgh

Telephone: 0131 226 5286

Fax: 0131 220 0597

E-mail: library@ets.ac.uk

Website: http://www.ets.ac.uk

Alternative names


Mrs Heather Watson

Job Title

ETS Secretary

Purpose and main user community of the library

To support the students and staff of the Edinburgh Theological Seminary and ministers/workers of the Free Church of Scotland.

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Disabled access

Wheelchair access and lift available to all library rooms.


Presently in consultation.

  Approx. 25,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals



Volumes added per year



Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, Church History, Apologetics, Pastoral Theology. There is a substantial section on Scottish Theology, and Presbyterian Studies.

Special Collections

Books published by Free Church Ministers known as 'The Church Heritage Collection'; some antiquarian books; extensive 19th century pamphlet collection to do with Free Church of Scotland issues.



Research resource

There is no material unique to the College Library

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue
  In process of joining THUG catalogue

Other facilities

Depends on individual requirements. Non-members may pay a small fee for a day or a week's study. Photocopying, word processing, internet access.

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff

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