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Name of Library: Leeds University Library

Address: Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Town: Leeds

Telephone: 0113 3435663

Fax: 0113 3435561

E-mail: arts@library.leeds.ac.uk

Website: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/

Alternative names

The Brotherton Library

Contact

Rachel Robinson

Job Title

Faculty Team Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Primarily serves members of the University

Terms of access

On written application to the Head of Customer Services

Opening hours

See http://lib41.leeds.ac.uk/opening hours/today.asp

Disabled access

Disabled access access provided; see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/using/disab/

Lending

ILL available

By arrangement with Head of Customer Services

Volumes

50,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

Current Periodicals

60

Other

Mss., Microfilms, CD-ROMs

Volumes added per year

600

Coverage

Religion, Christian theology, biblical studies, Church history, non-Christian religions, Semitic,

Slavonic and Russian studies

Special Collections

Many early printed books, including:

Ripon Cathedral library;

The Holden Library;

Roth Collection: Post-biblical Judaica

Travers Herford Collection: Theology, semitic and Near-Eastern materials.

Several local Quaker collections

Manuscript

Ripon Cathedral mss.

Jewish mss. (Roth collection)

Quaker archives

Marrick Priory Archives

Arabic mss. (partially relevant to Islam)

Research resource

Church history, Christian theology, Judaism, Islam

Catalogue Type

Computer

URL of catalogue

http://lib.leeds.ac.uk

Other facilities

Photocopying, microfilming, WWW, CD-ROM databases (networked and standalone).

Full Time Staff 238

Part Time Staff

Voluntary Staff

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