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Name of Library: Tyndale House Library

Address: 36 Selwyn Gardens, Cambridge CB3 9BA

Town: Cambridge

Telephone: 01223 566604

Fax: 01223 566608

E-mail: librarian@tyndale.cam.ac.uk

Website: http://www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk

Alternative names

Contact

Dr Elizabeth Magba

Job Title

Purpose and main user community of the library

Serves postgraduate research students, scholars on sabbatical, and others engaged in biblical research

Terms of access

By appointment

Opening hours

M-F 0900 - 1730

Disabled access

Doorsteps hindering wheelchair access (planned library expansion and refurbishment should

rectify this).

Lending

No

Refence only library.

Volumes

42,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

350

Current Periodicals

200

Other

Maps; CD-ROM databases.

Volumes added per year

1,300

Coverage

Biblical studies (includes all major biblical, classical and Ancient Near Eastern texts, linguistic

aids, and archaeological material).

Special Collections

Collection of facsimile editions of biblical manuscripts. Collection of 60 rare maps of Palestine/ Middle East

Manuscript

Research resource

At both national and international levels: the scholarly study of biblical texts. Also strong in

near Eastern archaeology and Semitic languages.

Catalogue Type

Computer

URL of catalogue

http://www.tyndale.cam.ac.uk/TynCat3/index.php

Other facilities

Photocopying; scanner; WWW access; Online database for biblical studies including ATLA,

TLG, acCORDANCE

Full Time Staff 1

Part Time Staff 0

Voluntary Staff 0

Future plans

Planning to expand library building in order to cater for more readers, and for 20-25 years

projected growth in collections.

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