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Name of Library: Glancey Library

Address: Oscott College, Chester Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 5AA

Town: Sutton Coldfield

Telephone: 0121 321 5069

Fax: 0121 321 5002

E-mail: g.boylan@oscott.org

Website: http://www.oscott.org

Alternative names

Contact
  Gerard Boylan

Job Title
  Librarian

Purpose and main user community of the library
  Staff and students of Oscott College. Priests of Archdiocese of Birmingham.

Terms of access
  By appointment with the librarian

Opening hours
  Mon - Fri 9-5

Disabled access
  Part of collection on first floor - stair access only

Lending
  Non, never.

Volumes
  30,000

Periodicals - Back Issues
  350

Current Periodicals
  87

Other

Volumes added per year
  400

Coverage
  Catholic Church History, Theology, Philosophy, Scripture, Medical Ethics, Canon Law, Prayer and Spirituality in the Catholic Tradition.

Special Collections
  The Recusant Library: books and pamphlets of catholic interest c1470-1840, c.15,00 items.
Pamphlet collection from C19-20, c.3,000 items.

Manuscripts
  c.300 MSS, dating 1350-1500. Items of English Catholic interest.

Research resource
  English Recusant History / of national importance

Catalogue Type
  Computer

URL of catalogue

Other facilities
  Photocopying. Digitisation can be arranged with local commercial agency by the librarian.

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff

Future plans

Completion of cataloguing of recusant collections to enable internet access.

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