Mansfield College

Last updated 26th January 2009 
Name of library Mansfield College 
Address Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF 
Telephone 01865 270975 
Fax 01865 270970 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Ms. Alma Jenner, Librarian 
Purpose & main user community of the library Serves senior and junior members of College 
Terms of access By appointment, with letter of recommendation, stating reasons for use 
Opening hours  
Disabled access Three flights of stairs to libraries 
Lending to other libraries & visitors Occasional ILL via BLDSC.  Reference only. 
Number of volumes 13,000 (Theology) 
Periodicals – Back Issues 60 (Some very incomplete) (Theology) 
Current Periodicals 3 (Theology) 
Other materials 50 mss. and theses 
Volumes added per year 100-150 
Coverage Two collections: a modern general theological collection suitable for BA and BTh course, and older collections containing valuable material for the study of Congregational church history. 
Special Collections Unique archive of Mansfield College (first non-conformist college to open in Oxford) 
Research resource Congregational history 
Catalogue Type Computer (partial), card 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities Photocopying; internet access with own lap top 
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  Continuing computerised cataloguing of Theology holdings on to “Heritage”
Anything else about the library  Mansfield College now has 90% of students reading subjects other than Theology so the Theology holdings are in a separate library and there is also a law library and a third main library which holds undergraduate collections in most degree subjects.