Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation Library

Last updated  20th April 2007
Name of library Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation Library 
Address  Eagle House, High Street, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EF
Telephone 020 8944 1233 
Fax  020 8944 1633
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Jasmine Ansari / Magdalene Coulson 
Purpose & main user community of the library  Postgraduate/Research Students, Scholars
Terms of access  By appointment
Opening hours  M-F 0930 – 1700 Closed weekends and bank-holidays
Disabled access  Stairs to ground floor library
Lending to other libraries & visitors Reciprocate lending to selected libraries. Lending extended to MA/PhD students by special arrangement.
Number of volumes  16,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  27
Current Periodicals  50
Other materials  Microfilms of mss. Microfiche
Volumes added per year  500
Coverage  Islamic Studies (Koran, prophetic traditions, law, theology, philosophy, Sufism, ethics)
Special Collections Manuscript catalogs, Manuscript surveys, Institut fur Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften (complete series), Islamic Encyclopaedias, Bio-bibliographies (modern and classical) 
Manuscripts  Approx. 8,000 Bosnian mss on microfilm from Ghazi Husrev-Bey library in Sarajevo
Research resource Islamic studies, especially related to Islamic mss., their preservation and conservation in the world
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Photocopying
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library