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Name of Library: Luther King House Library

Address: Partnership for Theological Education, Brighton Grove,

Rusholme, Manchester. M14 5JP

Town: Manchester

Telephone: 0161 249 2514

Fax: 0161 248 9201

E-mail: library@lkh.co.uk

Website: http://www.lutherkinghouse.org.uk

Alternative names
  Northern Federation for Training in Ministry (1984-1998)

Contact

Rachel Eichhorn

Job Title

Learning Resources Tutor

Purpose and main user community of the library

Ecumenical training centre for lay and ordained ministry, based in a conference centre with bed and breakfast accomodation. Providing resources for staff and students of Hartley Victoria Methodist College, Northern Baptist College, Unitarian College Manchester, Northern College, Northern Ordination Course and Luther King House Open College, as well as for the Southern North Western Training Partnership.

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

Usually M-F 09.00-17.00

Disabled access

Difficulty in retrieving some of bookstock.

Lending

Will supply photocopies of periodical articles.

Must first join library as external member (fee of 40 p.a. payable)
  £40 payable for lending rights, £25 for reference use

Volumes

27,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

277

Current Periodicals

191

Other

Videos (60)

Theses (15)

Volumes added per year

1,000

Coverage

Ecumenism, mission studies, spirituality, pastoral care, biblical historical and contemporary

theology, social theology, feminist theology, church history.

Special Collections

Manuscript

Transferred to John Rylands University Library on permanent loan:- mss and pamphlets of the

Lady Hewley Case (1829-1842); mss from the Baptist organisation in the North West

Research resource

Ecumenical movement; nonconformist church history

Catalogue Type

Computer

URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying, word processing (upon registration as an external member)

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff

Future plans
  New Learning Resources Centre to open August 2007

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