Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

Last updated 18th February 2019
Name of library OCMS Library
Address St. Philip & St. James Church, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Telephone 01865 655292
E-mail  rbates@ocms.ac.uk
Website http://www.ocms.ac.uk 
Alternative names  
Contact & Job Title Ralph Bates,  Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library Resources for OCMS Ph.D. students & faculty; Bodleian Library Readers
Terms of access Open access to all researchers
Opening hours 9-5 Monday-Friday
Disabled access Compatible
Lending to other libraries & visitors Reference only. No interlibrary loans
Number of volumes  18,000
Periodicals – Back Issues Transformation (complete); Exchange journals (incomplete)
Current Periodicals Transformation and 30 exchanges + Brill subscriptions
Other materials OCMS Theses & dissertations; conferences, reports; Pamphlets; ephemera; audio-visual materials
Volumes added per year 500 
Coverage Mission Studies: churches & development organizations; Global South theology (Academic / practitioner)
Special Collections Research methodology
Manuscripts OCMS archive 1983- ; Including INFEMIT and affiliations
Research resource Access to Bodleian Libraries (University of Oxford)
Catalogue Type Online; Dewey Decimal Classification
URL of catalogue SOLO http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk

OCMS http://www.ocms.ac.uk/community/library/catalogue.php

Other facilities Photocopier/Scanner; public use computer; study carrels. Regnum Books International (publications for sale)
Full Time Staff Librarian 
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff Bookshelver (once a week); Archivist (2 days per week); Assistant archivist (1 morning); assistant for non-book materials (1 morning)
Changes in next five years affecting the above Retirement of Librarian (2020)
Anything else about the library Housed in Grade 1 listed Victorian Church