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Name of Library: Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation Library

Address: Eagle House, High Street, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EF

Town: London

Telephone: 020 8944 1233

Fax: 020 8944 1633

E-mail: library@al-furqan.com

Website: http://www.al-furqan.com

Alternative names

No

Contact

Jasmine Ansari / Magdalene Coulson

Job Title

Purpose and main user community of the library

Postgraduate/Research StudentsScholars

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

M-F 0930 - 1700 Closed weekends and bank-holidays

Disabled access

Stairs to ground floor library

Lending

Reciprocate lending to selected libraries

Lending extended to MA/PhD students by special arrangement

Volumes

16,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

27

Current Periodicals

50

Other

Microfilms of mss. Microfiche

Volumes added per year

500

Coverage

Islamic Studies (Koran, prophetic traditions, law, theology, philosophy, Sufism, ethics)

Special Collections

Manuscript catalogs, Manuscript surveys, Institut fur Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften (complete series), Islamic Encyclopaedias, Bio-bibliographies (modern and classical)

Manuscript

Approx. 8,000 Bosnian mss on microfilm from Ghazi Husrev-Bey library in Sarajevo

Research resource

Islamic studies, especially related to Islamic mss., their preservation and conservation in the

world

Catalogue Type

Computer

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 1

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