Heythrop College Library

Last updated 24th August 2005 
Name of library Heythrop College Library 
Address Kensington Square, London, W5 5HQ 
Telephone 020 7795 4250 
Fax 020 7795 4253 
E-mail library@heythrop.ac.uk 
Website http://www.heythrop.ac.uk 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Mike Morgan, Acting Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Serves staff and students of the College and members of the University of London 
Terms of access Open to University of London readers and others at the Librarian’s discretion. See website for further details or contact the librarian 
Opening hours Term: M-F 09.30-19.00; Sa 09.30-16.30; Vacation M-F 09.30-17.30 
Disabled access Access for mobility-impaired users is very difficult. Those with special needs should contact the Library in advance.
Lending to other libraries & visitors ILL via BLDSC. No lending to non-members, except via inter-library loan 
Number of volumes 200,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues 700 
Current Periodicals 400 
Other materials  c. 30 mss, c. 5,000 microfilms and microfiches
Volumes added per year 1,500 
Coverage Very strong collections of Patristics and Medieval Studies. Large Canon Law collection. Strong collections of General Theology, Bible, Philosophy, Church history, Medical Ethics. Quite strong collections of Comparative Religion, and Philosophy of Religion.
Special Collections  
Research resource  
Catalogue Type  Computer; Card (for some pre-1990 works)
URL of catalogue  http://catalogue.shl.lon.ac.uk
Other facilities Photocopying 
Full Time Staff  6
Part Time Staff  2
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above Current Periodicals part of the M25 access scheme giving borrowing rights for academic staff and research students in London.
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