Institute of the Classical Studies Library and Joint Library of the Hellenic and Roman Societies

Last updated 30th October 2008 
Name of library Institute of the Classical Studies Library and Joint Library of the Hellenic and Roman Societies
Address Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU 
Telephone 020 7862 8709 
Fax 020 7862 8735 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title  Mr. Colin H. Annis, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library To promote classical studies; undergraduates, graduates, researchers, society members. 
Terms of access  Visitors accepted for up to 2 days to consult material not easily accessible elsewhere.
Opening hours  M-F 09.30-18.00 (Tu, Wed & Th until 20.00 during term); Sa 10.00-16.30 (except August).
Disabled access Library is currently on 2nd floor, but will be moving back to 3rd floor during 2009; there are lifts. 
Lending to other libraries & visitors Only to subscribing members. 
Number of volumes 107,000 (c. 8,000 theological) 
Periodicals – Back Issues 885 (c. 28 theological) 
Current Periodicals 605 (c. 26 theological) 
Other materials CD-ROMs, including Library of Latin Texts (previously CETEDOC Christian Latin texts) (for text searching). 
Volumes added per year 3,000 (no separate theological statistics) 
Coverage Early Christian Fathers (including Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina, & Sources Chretiennes); Greek and Roman religion and its relationship with Christiantiy; Judaism in the Graeco-Roman world. 
Special Collections  
Research resource  As under coverage. The library is a major national and international research resource in its field.
Catalogue Type Computer 
URL of catalogue http://catalogue.ulrls/search 
Other facilities Photocopying (during 2 day visit); other facilities only available to members. 
Full Time Staff  6
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library