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Name of Library: Stirling University Library

Address: Stirling, FK9 4LA.

Town: Stirling

Telephone: 01786 467235

Fax: 01786 466866

E-mail: library@stir.ac.uk

Website: http://www.is.stir.ac.uk

Alternative names


Helen Beardsley

Job Title

Senior Subject Librarian (Arts)

Purpose and main user community of the library

Serves members of the University

Terms of access

Walk-in (main collections); Special Collections Collections by appointment

Opening hours

Semester: M-Th 09.00-22.00, F 09.00-19.00, Sa 09.00-16.00, Su 09.00-16.00;

Opening hours are reduced in vacation; refer to website for current information.

Disabled access



Lending is via the British Library

Payment of annual subscription (30) entitles non-members to borrow up to 3 books at one

time (not from student text collections).


General, Eastern religions (good holdings), Biblical studies, Historical and philosophical

studies of Christianity.

Special Collections

Drummond Collection (the output and business of the Stirling Tract Enterprise). The Library

also acts as the reading room for the Leighton Library, Dunblane (founded on the personal

library of Archbishop Robert Leighton 1611-1684).


Ca. 30 manuscripts in the Leighton Library.

Research resource

The Leighton Library is a research resource for church history; early editions of the Fathers of

the Church; Biblical commentaries; Occult; Scottish Secession Church

Catalogue Type

Computer, card.

URL of catalogue


Other facilities


Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff

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