Mansfield College

Last updated 31st December 2019
Name of library Mansfield College 
Address Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF 
Telephone 01865 270975 
Fax 01865 270970 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Ms. Sally Jones & Mrs Clare Kavanagh, Librarians
Purpose & main user community of the library Provides study space for Mansfield members and the books undergraduates need for their tutorial work 
Terms of access By appointment via email, stating reasons for use 
Opening hours 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
Disabled access Three flights of stairs to libraries.  Material can be delivered elsewhere for consultation.
Lending to other libraries & visitors Occasional ILL via BLDSC.  Reference only. 
Number of volumes 9,000 (Theology) 
Periodicals – Back Issues 68 (Some very incomplete) (Theology) 
Current Periodicals 4 (Theology) 
Other materials 40 (Theology)
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
URL of catalogue
Other facilities Photocopying; internet access with own lap top 
Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 3
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above
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.