Leeds University Library

Last updated 30th October 2008 
Name of library Leeds University Library 
Address Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT 
Telephone  0113 3435663
Fax  0113 3435561
E-mail  arts@library.leeds.ac.uk
Website  http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/
Alternative names  The Brotherton Library
Contact & Job Title  Rachel Robinson, Faculty Team Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Primarily serves members of the University
Terms of access  On written application to the Head of Customer Services
Opening hours  See http://lib41.leeds.ac.uk/opening hours/today.asp
Disabled access  Disabled access access provided; see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/using/disab/
Lending to other libraries & visitors  ILL available. By arrangement with Head of Customer Services.
Number of volumes  50,000
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  60
Other materials  Mss., Microfilms, CD-ROMs
Volumes added per year  600
Coverage  Religion, Christian theology, biblical studies, Church history, non-Christian religions, Semitic, Slavonic and Russian studies
Special Collections  Many early printed books, including: Ripon Cathedral library; The Holden Library; Roth Collection: Post-biblical Judaica Travers Herford Collection: Theology, semitic and Near-Eastern materials. Several local Quaker collections.
Manuscripts  Ripon Cathedral mss. Jewish mss. (Roth collection) Quaker archives, Marrick Priory Archives, Arabic mss. (partially relevant to Islam)
Research resource Church history, Christian theology, Judaism, Islam 
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue  http://lib.leeds.ac.uk
Other facilities  Photocopying, microfilming, WWW, CD-ROM databases (networked and standalone).
Full Time Staff  238
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library