Newbold College

Last updated 10th October 2008 
Name of library  Newbold College
Address  Binfield, Bracknell, Berks. RG42 4AN
Telephone  01344 407444
Fax  01344 407430
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Contact & Job Title  Per Lisle, Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Serves students and staff at the undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree levels
Terms of access  Walk in and register at the Issue Desk
Opening hours  Su. 16.00-22.00; M-Th. 08.30-22.00; F.08.30-13.00 Limited opening hours June – Sept.
Disabled access  The ground floor is accessible to wheelchair users. The theological collection is upstairs
Lending to other libraries & visitors  ILL both via BLDSC and otherwise. Annual external membership £30, max. loan of 5 books, 2 week period, renewable once.
Number of volumes  70,000 (40,000 theology)
Periodicals – Back Issues  290 sets
Current Periodicals  90
Other materials  687 microforms
Volumes added per year  1,400
Coverage  OT, NT, inclduing biblical languages, church history, systematic theology, Seventh-Day Adventist theology and history are the principal areas covered. Also collections in world mission, Islamics, church growth, philosophy and ethics.
Special Collections  The E.G. White – Seventh-Day Adventist Research Centre Europe – housed in the library and contains both mss and printed collections
Manuscripts  Small mss collection not yet ready for use
Research resource  Seventh-Day Adventism
Catalogue Type  Online catalogue, computerised data retrieval, EBSCOhost: Academic Search Premier and ATLA databases, ProQuest Religion, Seventh-day Adventist Periodical Index
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Other facilities  Photocopying, microform printing
Full Time Staff  3
Part Time Staff  6
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library