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Name of Library: Heythrop College Library

Address: Kensington Square, London, W5 5HQ

Town: London

Telephone: 020 7795 4250

Fax: 020 7795 4253

E-mail: library@heythrop.ac.uk

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

Alternative names

Contact

Mike Morgan

Job Title

Acting Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library

Serves staff and students of the College and members of the University of London

Terms of access

Open to University of London readers and others at the Librarian's discretion. See website for

further details or contact the librarian

Opening hours

Term: M-F 09.30-19.00; Sa 09.30-16.30;

Vacation M-F 09.30-17.30

Disabled access

Access for mobility-impaired users is very difficult. Those with special needs should contact

the Library in advance.

Lending

ILL via BLDSC

No lending to non-members, except via inter-library loan

Volumes

200,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

700

Current Periodicals

400

Other

c. 30 mss, c. 5,000 microfilms and microfiches

Volumes added per year

1,500

Coverage

Very strong collections of Patristics and Medieval Studies. Large Canon Law collection.

Strong collections of General Theology, Bible, Philosophy, Church history, Medical Ethics.

Quite strong collections of Comparative Religion, and Philosophy of Religion. Many foreign

Special Collections

Manuscript

Research resource

See coverage.

Catalogue Type

Computer; Card (for some pre-1990 works)

URL of catalogue

http://catalogue.shl.lon.ac.uk

Other facilities

Photocopying

Full Time Staff 6

Part Time Staff 2

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

Current Periodicals part of the M25 access scheme giving borrowing rights for academic staff and

research students in London.

Other

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