Nazarene Theological College

Last updated 11th August 2014 
Name of library Nazarene Theological College 
Address Dene Road, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2GU 
Telephone 0161 438 1927 
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Contact & Job Title Helen Stocker,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library To provide resources for students and faculty 
Terms of access Non-members can join the library with the payment of an annual fee. 
Opening hours  Semester: M-Sa 08.30-21.30; Vacations: M-Sa 08.30-21.30 (staffed M-F 09.00-17.00)
Disabled access  All aisles allow wheelchair access. Help needed for high shelves.
Lending to other libraries & visitors ILL available with BDLSC account. May lend to ABTAPL member libraries by special arrangement. 
Number of volumes 30,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues  177
Current Periodicals  70
Other materials  Small collection of videos, audio cassettes, music and DVDs
Volumes added per year  750
Coverage  Biblical studies, theology, church history, practical and social theology
Special Collections Wesley Collection: wide range of old and new publications about Wesley and Methodism housed in the Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC).
Theses Collection: Collection of PhD and some MA theses on Wesley and Methodism from all over the world is available in the Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC). The catalogue is available online through the MWRC website.
Archives of the Church of the Nazarene in the British isles 
Research resource  Christian holiness, Theses Collection
Catalogue Type  Computer
URL of catalogue 
Other facilities  
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  1-2
Changes in next five years affecting the above New library area completed September 2004. 
Anything else about the library The Library uses Heritage computer software and is a member of the Theological Heritage User Group.